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Re: identifier to use

From: Eric Jain <Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch>
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 16:47:44 +0200
Message-ID: <46CEEF90.7090302@isb-sib.ch>
To: Phillip Lord <phillip.lord@newcastle.ac.uk>
CC: "Booth\, David \(HP Software - Boston\)" <dbooth@hp.com>, Hilmar Lapp <hlapp@duke.edu>, public-semweb-lifesci hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>

Phillip Lord wrote:
> No it isn't. http:// based URIs carry the assumption that they are
> potentially resolvable by a defined protocol. URNs do not.

Yes, HTTP URIs are *potentially* resolvable.

So are URNs, except that the exact mechanism, if any, is less obvious...
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