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Re: [metaDataInURI-31]: Initial draft finding for public review/ comme nt.

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2003 11:13:25 -0400
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030714111325.B4241@www.markbaker.ca>

On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 12:13:42PM +0100, Williams, Stuart wrote:
> > If you construct a mailto: URI, make sure it identifies an 
> > internet mailing address. If you receive a mailto: URI, do 
> > not assume that it identifies an internet mailing address.
> 
> That has some appeal... I'd be interested in Mark Bakers response to the
> *first* of clause.

I'd have to disagree with it, for the reasons I gave.  I agree with
what Roy just said too.

> Elsewhere in this thread he's asserted (maybe for example
> or maybe for real) that he use (or could use) mailto:distobj@acm.org to
> identify himself (ie. the person) - he's also made similar statements about
> http://www.markbaker.ca/ (that it identifies Mark the person, not his web
> site or a particular page on his website).

FWIW, my FOAF (http://www.markbaker.ca/foaf.rdf) is authoritative;

  <foaf:Person rdf:about="http://www.markbaker.ca/">
    [...]
    <foaf:mbox_sha1sum>0294fa59419cd2a52c0c88b8dae19d765521998b</foaf:mbox_sha1sum>
    [...]
  </foaf>

The mailto URI was just an example.

Mark.
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Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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