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Re: HTML5 proposes introduction of new family of URI schemes

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 23:03:03 -0500
Message-ID: <4F1795F7.90805@arcanedomain.com>
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
CC: " Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Jonathan A Rees <rees@mumble.net>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>

On 1/18/2012 10:43 PM, David Booth wrote:
> And that could be easily done by providing a browser configuration
> option to tell it to use web mail at a particular URI instead of some
> non-web-based email client, without any need for a new URI scheme.

That's what I meant when I suggested URI templates, because it seems 
plausible that a given application would handle not just one URI, but large 
families of similar URIs.

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