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Re: Fwd: URN usage and arrangements

From: Michael Mealling <michael@refactored-networks.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 14:06:46 -0500
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1110913606.12082.196.camel@blackdell.neonym.net>

Which is one of the conclusions we came to in RFC 3305[1]. Yes,
attempting to create 'classes' of URIs was a bad idea in hindsight. But
there is still value in URNs as simply another URI scheme that has
features to it that other schemes don't.

On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 12:50 -0500, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> Well, URIs were ... but the attempt to categorize them
> into URNs and URLs I never agreed with.
> 
>         I was curious about your thought of a stable,
>         permanent arrangement that relied, for example,
>         on joint W3C-ITU responsibility for the root?
>         Or some other joint configuration?
>         
>         cheers,
>         tony

[1] ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3305.txt
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