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Re: Viral fragment identity ecosystem

From: Ryan King <ryan@theryanking.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2005 19:09:41 -0700
Message-Id: <D251495B-A9F1-4964-AD93-E46F1846FE04@theryanking.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
To: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>

On Oct 4, 2005, at 6:03 PM, Orion Adrian wrote:
> On 10/4/05, Ryan King <ryan@theryanking.com> wrote:
>> I disagree- ids which are functional will be less likely to change.
>
> I'm what I like to call a practical idealist. Something between an
> optimist and a realist. At some point, don't we just say that URL+ID
> isn't something people are ever going to pick up on because there's
> just too much momentum with those particular technologies in the wrong
> direction that people will continue to use it the wrong way because
> it's always been used the wrong way?

I don't think there's *that much* momentum. I think that we're still  
with the bounds of making url + id usuable as globally unique  
identifiers- I see people treat them as such all the time.

-ryan
Received on Wednesday, 5 October 2005 02:09:51 GMT

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