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Re: XRI vote aftermath

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 14:57:59 +0100
To: "Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress" <rden@loc.gov>
Cc: "Schleiff, Marty" <marty.schleiff@boeing.com>, <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5babhyzmvs.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress writes:

> The most perplexing aspect (to me) of this whole XRI business is the
> discussion of URI schemes.  I was sure we had established that XRI is not a
> proposed URI scheme, it is something else, a higher-level identifier, or
> something (actually I don't think it has ever been definitively
> characterized in terms of its relationship to a URI scheme.)

Actually, Gabe Wachob of the XRI TC wrote [1] as follows in a thread you
started:

 "It has always been the intention of the XRI TC to register the
  "xri:" scheme with IANA once the XRI 2.0 specification work was
  complete at OASIS, and we will now work with OASIS staff to complete
  that step."

ht

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2008May/0120.html
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