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Re: Identifying a book on the Web today

From: MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2017 05:55:29 +0900
Message-ID: <CALvn5EDQ1v8Fh7d4-fpbrTo+APWe6tEM6TF4KC8mphbzMyi+sA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: Baldur Bjarnason <baldur@rebus.foundation>, Benjamin Young <byoung@bigbluehat.com>, David Wood <david.wood@ephox.com>, W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
2017-08-04 0:19 GMT+09:00 Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>:

> For the time being we are talking about WP-s and not PWP-s (ie, packaging
> is not yet discussed). WP-s, clearly must be first class citizens on the
> Web. PWP-s probably, but how packaged are handled may be a different issue.

I am talking about secondary resources within PWPs.  I would like them to
be first
class citizens of the web.   This allows use of fragment identifiers,
annotations, etc.

> If this is accepted as a desideratum, we will then have to provide a
> mechanism.
> I think that a new URL scheme for PWP is a candidate of such a mechanism.
> Thus, I do not want to shut the door for such a URL scheme.
> I am not sure I understand how a new URL scheme comes into the picture. I
> actually do not even understand what you mean by a new URL scheme:
> - Does it mean that we would have publ://aaa.bbb.ccc ? Ie, we would have
> to define a new protocol instead of HTTP?

Yes.  This is orthogonal to locator-independent URLs.

But I do not want to discuss such a scheme now.  I would like to know
if secondary resources in PWPs should become first-class citizens of
the Web.  I think that this is crucial for the smooth transition between
PWPs and WPs.

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