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RE: URIs / URLs

From: Lee Jonas <lee.jonas@cakehouse.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 16:57:26 +0100
Message-ID: <51ED29F31E20D411AAFD00105A4CD7A770F2@zingiber.cakehouse.co.uk>
To: "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <charles@w3.org>, Lee Jonas <lee.jonas@cakehouse.co.uk>
Cc: "'Aaron Swartz'" <aswartz@swartzfam.com>, RDF Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Charles McCathieNevile [mailto:charles@w3.org] wrote:

>On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Lee Jonas wrote:
>
>  Ok, so if I want to store some metadata that states you wrote the email
this
>  is a response to, which URI would you suggest I use for the email and
which
>  URI to identify you?
>
>email: The URI that gets to it from the W3C list archive. That's another
one
>we claim we will keep forever.
>
>me: mailto:charles@w3.org or http://www.w3.org/People/Charles
>
>  Is there any way I can determine the appropriate URIs to use
>  programatically?
>
>Not that I know of. Mostly becuase we have so far been slow to provide
>retrievable metadata about our site that explains this. Is there a way that
I
>can find the URN for something programatically?
>
>charles
>
[snip]

The same way, except semantics of URNs would mean that your unique name
would be far less likely to change, so I wouldn't need you to tell me it
will never refer to another resource.

Lee
Received on Thursday, 12 April 2001 11:57:54 GMT

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