Message-Id: <3642ACB6.523739D5@natlab.research.philips.com> Date: Fri, 06 Nov 1998 09:00:55 +0100 From: Warner ten Kate <email@example.com> To: Simon Gibbs <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com 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.