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Re: ZIP-based packages and URI references into them ODF proposal

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 11:58:52 -0400
Message-ID: <e9dffd640811030758m13356b5cm5d6f2136d0b68a28@mail.gmail.com>
To: "David Carlisle" <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, masinter@adobe.com

The pack URI scheme is Microsoft-proprietary, and its registration has
met much resistance since it was first proposed a couple of years ago.
 Alas, the uri-review archives are broken so I can't point you to the
discussion.

On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 11:45 AM, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote:
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>> The problem is is all about identifying resources within a package from
>> outside a package by an URL.
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> ODF/OOXML interoperability has a certain amount of history,
> but shouldn't proposals in this area be merged with
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> http://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-shur-pack-uri-scheme-04.txt
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> which has abstract
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> Abstract
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>   A package is a logical entity that holds a collection of parts.
>   Given the URI for a complete package, the "pack" URI scheme provides
>   for the construction and use of URIs referring to individual parts
>   within the package.  It also provides for the use of part's URIs as
>   base URIs for resolving relative references between the parts in a
>   single package.
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> David
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