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RE: URIs / URLs

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 09:22:02 +0100
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.2.20010411091839.03dbdab0@joy.songbird.com>
To: Lee Jonas <lee.jonas@cakehouse.co.uk>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
At 01:31 PM 4/6/01 +0100, Lee Jonas wrote:
>N2L & L2N service
>=================
>
> >From what I understand, you propose a N2L service of replacing "urn:xxx:"
>with "http:", and a L2N service of providing additional metadata with
>resources to convey any L2N mappings.
>
>I would suggest something altogether different.
>
>It strikes me that mapping some abstract string to an address is exactly
>analogous to DNS.  I would propose a distributed service similar to DNS+HTTP
>and reverse-DNS for N2L & L2N lookups:

Please see documents listed at 
<http://www.ietf.org/html.charters/urn-charter.html>, especially those 
internet drafts relating to DDDS.  I think these are currently in last call 
as proposed standard RFCs.

#g
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