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Re: [XRI] XRI-as-Relative-URI proposal

From: Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress <rden@loc.gov>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 16:46:27 -0400
Message-ID: <01a801c93875$15fb4e50$2caf938c@lib.loc.gov>
To: "Jonathan Rees" <jar@creativecommons.org>, "Drummond Reed" <drummond.reed@cordance.net>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>, "Peter Davis" <peter.davis@neustar.biz>, <jbradley@mac.com>

From: "Jonathan Rees" <jar@creativecommons.org>
> My comment is just that for any XRI, there is not necessarily a URI that
> names the same thing as the XRI, and if there is then there is no
> deterministic way to figure out what it is.

Well I'll be happy to suggest a solution.  Use 'info' URIs.  This is the
sort of thing they were invented for.

For example:

     info:xri/=Drummond

This would require that you register 'xri' as an 'info' namespace, which I
think you could do rather painlessly.

--Ray
Received on Monday, 27 October 2008 20:47:18 GMT

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