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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 version controlled); the W3C web site is out of date on the topic."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That document is clearly *way* out of date.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)

Opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily
reflect those of Cleveland Clinic.
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