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RE: UDDI's UUIDs issue

From: Ugo Corda <UCorda@SeeBeyond.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 15:33:49 -0800
Message-ID: <A60C40997573F04C8D778D1B5D799C3B1E4B2C@mail2002.stc.com>
To: "David Orchard" <dorchard@bea.com>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
>Could you elaborate on why the scheme uddi will be registered?  This seems a little bit strange to me. 
 
The reason is to make it an official URI scheme maintained by IANA. Why do you think it is strange?
 
>And why would they use the uuid: scheme for uuids rather than creating a new uddi?  
 
I am not sure I follow. The scheme used is still the uddi one. For example, a key that used to be represented as UUID "4CD7E4BC-648B-426D-9936-443EAAC8AE23" in version 2, can now be represented in version 3 as "uddi:4CD7E4BC-648B-426D-9936-443EAAC8AE23". (The UUID-based format is just one of the possible formats - see [1] and [2]). The rationale for this wrapped UUID representation is, I believe, easy migration from version 2 keys (see [3]).
 
Ugo
 
[1] http://uddi.org/pubs/uddi-v3.00-published-20020719.htm#_Toc12653652
[2] http://uddi.org/pubs/uddi-v3.00-published-20020719.htm#_Toc12653653
[3] http://uddi.org/pubs/uddi-v3.00-published-20020719.htm#_Toc12653849
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