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Re: URIs / URLs

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 13:45:16 +0100
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To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>
Cc: "RDF Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
At 05:37 PM 4/12/01 +0100, Sean B. Palmer wrote:
>Use a date stamped MID for the email (message IDs are only required to
>be unique for two years).

Eh?  Where does that come from?

RFC822 says the message-id: value is to be unique, without any time 
limitation on its uniqueness.

RFC2392 defines the mid: URI in terms of the RFC822 Message-ID, and also 
restates the global uniqueness requirement.


Graham Klyne
Received on Monday, 16 April 2001 11:12:37 UTC

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