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Re: Introduction to URIs (was RE: WebArch introduction, sort of)

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 10:52:54 -0600
Cc: Drummond Reed <drummond.reed@cordance.net>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <28723F0C-3BA7-4CBA-8759-C4255C11C371@ihmc.us>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>


On Jan 14, 2009, at 10:39 AM, Pat Hayes wrote:

>
>
> On Jan 13, 2009, at 9:48 PM, Larry Masinter wrote:
>
>>
>> Would it help to get "tdb" registered?
>>
>>   http://larry.masinter.net/duri.html
>>
>> would give at least more grounding to the "URI can identify  
>> anything".
>
> YES! The world needs tdb.

Though to clarify, the date should be optional. Ambiguity of  
*reference* is inevitable anyway, and irrelevant dates (not that they  
all will be, but many will) will just add confusion and needless  
complication.

Pat

> If I knew how, I would do it myself.
>
> Pat
>>
>>
>> Larry
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org] On  
>> Behalf Of Drummond Reed
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 5:17 PM
>> To: 'Henry S. Thompson'; www-tag@w3.org
>> Subject: Introduction to URIs (was RE: WebArch introduction, sort of)
>>
>>
>> Henry,
>>
>> I renamed this thread because I didn't, from the original subject  
>> line,
>> understand that the underlying document was called an "Introduction  
>> to
>> URIs". I finally got a chance to read it, and I found it a wonderful
>> resource for explaining URIs -- one I would like to cite  
>> (informatively) in
>> the XRI 3.0 specification because it such a readable and well- 
>> illustrated
>> introduction.
>>
>> If that's okay, is this the URI I should use for that reference?
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> =Drummond
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org] On  
>>> Behalf Of
>>> Henry S. Thompson
>>> Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 4:52 AM
>>> To: www-tag@w3.org
>>> Subject: WebArch introduction, sort of
>>>
>>>
>>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
>>> Hash: SHA1
>>>
>>> I've written what is intended to be an introduction to URIs for the
>>> non-specialist.  People who need to teach WebArch might find it a
>>> useful starting point.
>>>
>>>  _What's a URI and why does it matter?_
>>>
>>>    http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/WhatAreURIs/
>>>
>>> Feedback welcome,
>>>
>>> ht
>>> - --
>>>      Henry S. Thompson, School of Informatics, University of  
>>> Edinburgh
>>>                        Half-time member of W3C Team
>>>     10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB, SCOTLAND -- (44) 131  
>>> 650-4440
>>>               Fax: (44) 131 651-1426, e-mail: ht@inf.ed.ac.uk
>>>                      URL: http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/
>>> [mail really from me _always_ has this .sig -- mail without it is  
>>> forged
>>> spam]
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