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Re: Summary of 8 April 2002 TAG teleconference

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2002 16:41:15 -0400
Message-ID: <3CB351EB.807@w3.org>
To: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
CC: www-tag@w3.org
Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> On Tue, 2002-04-09 at 11:20, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:
>   SW: There is a tone in the IETF about trying to
>   have a mechanism to resolve URNs.
>   TBL: Yes, those people who favor URNs in the
>   IETF claim that they are building a mechanism to
>   resolve URNs. We have a working resolution
>   mechanism; building a second one is in general a
>   bad idea.
> Clarification request.  I assume that the URN resolution mechanism the
> IETF is building is DDDS.  What is the W3C's "working resolution
> mechanism"?

The "We" above doesn't refer to W3C, it refers to the Internet
community. The resolution mechanism is the DNS.

  _ Ian

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