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Re: HTML5 proposes introduction of new family of URI schemes

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 19:23:37 +0900
Message-ID: <4F1940A9.90306@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
On 2012/01/20 3:13, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2012-01-19 19:00, David Booth wrote:

>> What other options are being considered?

> Instead (stealing an idea mentioned earlier), it could simply define a
> new URI scheme "web", and manage that namespace itself. At least that
> would contain the effects of this experiment.

I'm not sure what the difference would be between having e.g., 
"web+acme:hello" and "web:acme:hello", except for a multi-level 
structure where potential inventors of a new protocol/scheme get more 
confused than necessary.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Friday, 20 January 2012 10:25:22 GMT

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