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

From: Drummond Reed <drummond.reed@cordance.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 11:13:45 -0700
To: "'John Bradley'" <jbradley@mac.com>, "'Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress'" <rden@loc.gov>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>, "'Peter Davis'" <peter.davis@neustar.biz>
Message-ID: <D39DB2F613394421A1AFDCDEE9C15B24@ELROND>

Ray,

The XRI TC discussed this on our weekly telecon and we agreed that this
binding looks like one that should be added to our list. We'll drill down to
this in more detail at our F2F meeting on Nov. 13-14.

Thanks for pointing this out.

Best,

=Drummond 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Bradley [mailto:jbradley@mac.com]
> Sent: Monday, October 27, 2008 2:39 PM
> To: Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress
> Cc: Jonathan Rees; Drummond Reed; www-tag@w3.org; Peter Davis
> Subject: Re: [XRI] XRI-as-Relative-URI proposal
> 
> Thanks Ray,
> 
> We are considering using the http: sub scheme mechanism as proposed by
> David Booth in "Thing described by" http://thing-described-by.org/
> 
> This fits the Cool URI 303 redirect model.
> 
> Your Idea of using info:xri/ as the base for the relative XRI is an
> interesting one that would allow in the same way that a http: sub scheme
> would.
> 
> I will discuss it with the XRI-TC.
> 
> Regards
> John Bradley
> http://xri.net/=jbradley
> 
> On Monday, October 27, 2008, at 01:46PM, "Ray Denenberg, Library of
> Congress" <rden@loc.gov> wrote:
> >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
> >
> >
> >
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