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RE: UDDI's UUIDs issue

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 16:48:42 -0800
To: "'Ugo Corda'" <UCorda@SeeBeyond.com>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-ID: <003901c291c0$e7fb0010$570ba8c0@beasys.com>
Ugo, I'm quite interested in the reasons.  I don't really want to raise it
as a wsa issue without doing some homework on this.  Perhaps could you ask
one or two of the appropriate UDDI folks for the ratoinale?  

Cheers,
Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ws-arch-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-arch-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Ugo Corda
> Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 3:42 PM
> To: Mark Baker; www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: UDDI's UUIDs issue
> 
> 
> 
> I raised exactly this issue at the UDDI F2F last week, and I 
> was given a list of reasons why the existing http scheme 
> would not adequate (reasons that sounded good to me at the 
> time, but whose details I have unfortunately forgotten). 
> 
> If the WSA WG wants to officially investigate this issue, I 
> can ask the UDDI people who worked on version 3 under 
> UDDI.org to prepare a list of rationales for the WSA WG that 
> explain why a new URI scheme was necessary.
> 
> Ugo
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
> Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 3:13 PM
> To: Ugo Corda
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: UDDI's UUIDs issue
> 
> 
> In this context, the "good practice" suggestion of the TAG to avoid
> using new URI schemes when existing ones would suffice (in this case,
> the "http" scheme would suffice), is also important, I believe;
> 
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/#URI-scheme
> 
> On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 02:56:35PM -0800, Ugo Corda wrote:
> > While going through the latest architecture doc draft, I 
> noticed that 5.1, Identifiers, has an issue about the UUID 
> identifiers used by UDDI. I think I can add some information 
> that can at least partially clarify the issue. 
> > 
> > Starting with version 3, the UDDI spec requires that all 
> keys be expressed as URIs (see [1]). It also recommends that 
> the URI scheme "uddi" be used. The UDDI TC plans to formally 
> register this new URI scheme in the near future. It is still 
> possible to use UUID-based identifiers, but they have to be 
> wrapped in a in a "uddi:" URI format.
> > 
> > Ugo
> > 
> > [1] 
> http://uddi.org/pubs/uddi-v3.00-published-20020719.htm#_Toc12653651
> 
> MB
> -- 
> Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.   http://www.markbaker.ca
> 
>    Will distribute objects for food
> 
> 


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