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Re: DOI Foundation on URIs

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 15:50:40 -0400
To: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1247514640.8210.1088.camel@dbooth-laptop>
On Mon, 2009-07-13 at 13:47 -0400, Jonathan Rees wrote:
> Updated 17 June 2009 :
> 
> "As noted by W3C and IETF (in RFC 3305), there is fundamental
> confusion as to the relationship of URL, URN, and URI. This cannot be
> easily rectified as there are two incompatible views: these are
> irretrievably confused in documentation (which in addition is poorly
> version controlled); the W3C web site is out of date on the topic."
> 
> http://www.doi.org/factsheets/DOIIdentifierSpecs.html

That document is clearly *way* out of date.  The fact that is says it
was updated "17 June 2009" is very misleading.


-- 
David Booth, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic (contractor)

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