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Re: Memo on persistent reference - TAG please read before F2F discussion

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 22:37:34 -0400
Message-ID: <4CBD046E.5050001@arcanedomain.com>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
CC: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, www-tag@w3.org
This seems sufficiently important that I am about to link it from the 
agenda item on hyperlink persistence.  Thanks!

Noah

On 10/18/2010 8:28 PM, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
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> Further to ISSUE-50, the record of a meeting in London on persistence
> held in February 2010 is finally available [1].  Virtually all the
> major URI schemes were represented by advocates, and there were
> skeptics present in abundance as well.  Paul Walk of UKOLN (Bath) and
> I formulated a candidate Best Practice, which somewhat to our surprise
> was unanimously endorsed, as follows:
>
>    [E]nsure that actionable http URI manifestations are available for
>    any non-native http URI identifiers.
>
> And we further agreed that
>
>    [Owners of schemes should provide] agreed and consistent ways of
>    constructing these manifestations.
>
> I hope the TAG can endorse these propositions soon, and I hope to wrap
> up my long-dangling draft on this basis.
>
> ht
>
> [1] http://identifiers2010.jiscpress.org/4-candidate-statements-of-common-agreement/
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