Re: URL: Background and Requirements

From: Warner ten Kate (tenkate@natlab.research.philips.com)
Date: Fri, Nov 06 1998


Message-Id: <3642ACB6.523739D5@natlab.research.philips.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 1998 09:00:55 +0100
From: Warner ten Kate <tenkate@natlab.research.philips.com>
To: Simon Gibbs <simon@arch.sel.sony.com>
Cc: www-tv@w3.org
Subject: Re: URL: Background and Requirements

[I send this yesterday, but the message seems to get lost.
this is a repeat.]

Simon Gibbs wrote:
> 
> Perhaps it helps to think of three different "families" of URLs.In
particular:
> 
> 1) broadcast URLs
> 2) home network URLs
> 3) "normal" URLs - http:// and others currently in use

This is an interesting approach, which may bring us further.
I would like to see that we specify the relation between these 
families, such as to enable transition between the various domains.

Somehow we have to prevent to end up with a series of URLs,
each designed for its particular usage (which disclassifies 
them as Uniform, I guess).

Warner.