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Defining URIs - was 2 resources

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 09:14:50 -0400 (EDT)
To: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>
Cc: "www-rdf-interest@w3.org" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.55.0404140910380.3297@homer.w3.org>

>Hence anyone who can coin URIs (uneasily governed by being in charge of a
>domain name) can coin a URI to identify anything.

Well, technically anyone can define something about a URI - it is what
rdf:about does, whether you are in charge of the domain part or not...

Again, this is the difference between what the specification licenses, and
what would be best practice...

cheers

Chaals
Received on Wednesday, 14 April 2004 09:15:07 GMT

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