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RE: URI: Name or Network Location?

From: Phil Dawes <pdawes@users.sourceforge.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 03:29:40 +0000
Message-ID: <16405.56100.929664.364520@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: "Hammond, Tony (ELSLON)" <T.Hammond@elsevier.com>
Cc: 'Nikita Ogievetsky' <nogievet@cogx.com>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Hi Tony,

Unless I'm mistaken, hasn't Nikita has just dereferenced the
info:pii/s0888-7543(02)96852-7 URI using the 'Email Tony Hammond'
protocol and got some information on it? ;-)

Cheers,

Phil



Hammond, Tony (ELSLON) writes:
 > 
 > Hi Nikita:
 > 
 > pii = Publisher Item Identifier
 > 
 > One link for this is giving a brief one-page overview is at
 > <http://www.aip.org/epub/piipr.html>. (I'm not quite sure where the
 > defintive spec is housed these days.)
 > 
 > 	"A Publisher Item Identifier (PII) to provide unique and concise
 > identification of individual published documents has been adopted by the
 > American Chemical Society, American Institute of Physics, American Physical
 > Society, Elsevier Science, and IEEE. The PII will begin to appear in the
 > journals of these publishers from January 1996. Use of the PII is intended
 > to provide a simple means of document identification which is needed in a
 > digital environment."
 > 
 > The PII is now largely superseded by the DOI (or Digital Object Identifier),
 > see <http://www.doi.org>, although it is still being used by some
 > publishers.
 > 
 > Why not a URN? See the FAQ:
 > 
 > 	http://www2.elsevier.co.uk/~tony/info/info.html#use_urn
 > 
 > Hope that helps some,
 > 
 > Tony
 > 
 > > -----Original Message-----
 > > From: www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org
 > > [mailto:www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Nikita Ogievetsky
 > > Sent: 23 January 2004 12:38
 > > To: 'Hammond, Tony (ELSLON)'
 > > Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
 > > Subject: RE: URI: Name or Network Location?
 > > 
 > > 
 > > 
 > > Tony,
 > > 
 > > A quick question.
 > > Lets take an example from FAQ [1]:
 > > 
 > > info:pii/s0888-7543(02)96852-7
 > > 
 > > What is "pii" namespace?
 > > Where is it defined? - I missed this when briefly browsing docs. 
 > > Does it stand for "primary internet interests" or "private 
 > > intimate ideas"?
 > > :-)
 > > 
 > > BTW: why not URN scheme?
 > > 
 > > [1] http://www2.elsevier.co.uk/~tony/info/info.html
 > > 
 > > --Nikita
 > > 
Received on Tuesday, 27 January 2004 21:31:51 GMT

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