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RE: Chemistry and the Semantic Web

From: Hammond, Tony <T.Hammond@nature.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 11:37:41 +0100
Message-ID: <125F7834E11A5741A7D79412EE3504F90AEF650F@UK1APPS2.nature.com>
To: "'Eric Jain'" <Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch>
Cc: Eric.Neumann@aventis.com, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org

FWIW - (and this may be naughty to bring up again on this list!) the INFO
URI scheme does support fragments.


Note that a revision to this draft is being republished in the next couple
days. You can think of INFO as a URN lite, without the crippling features of
URN (no '/', no '#').


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Jain [mailto:Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch] 
> Sent: 01 July 2004 10:10
> To: Hammond, Tony
> Cc: Eric.Neumann@aventis.com; public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Chemistry and the Semantic Web
> > I'm, not sure though what you intend by %-encoding the '#' char. 
> > XPointer is a _client-side_ addressing mechanism, i.e. it works by 
> > using URI fragments, which are incompatible with URN syntax.
> The original problem was to construct a URI that can be used to 
> reference and retrieve a part of a non-RDF, XML document. It 
> seems this 
> can be done by abusing the XPointer syntax, provided you encode any 
> special characters, but maybe it is indeed better to come up with a 
> different solution. Any suggestions?

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