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Re: Re: URI note snapshot available

From: Mark Wilkinson <markw@illuminae.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 08:51:15 -0700
To: "Eric Prud'hommeaux" <eric@w3.org>, "Jonathan Rees" <jar@creativecommons.org>
Cc: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uabvnpwmnbznux@dd0710001l.icapture.ubc.ca>

"A user who places the identifier in the location bar of a web browser  
should get back useful information about the identified concept or object."

Why?  It seems an awfully steep barrier-to-entry to have *all* URI's  
resolve to a web page as well as to whatever the URI actually represents,  
especially when my agent can't read...


On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 08:01:17 -0700, Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org> wrote:

> * Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org> [2008-04-25 13:08-0400]
>> I've been posting revisions to the URI note to the same location:
>> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/hcls/notes/uris/
>> If you're planning on attending the next HCLS meeting/telecon (Monday?)
>> please take a look as the meeting approaches. Otherwise, comments are
>> welcome, but I suggest you read it now only if you also plan on reading  
>> a
>> later draft, as significantly more work will be done on it over the next
>> few days.
> I've started a QuickTips summary of this and cool-uris. It is very direct
> about endorsing HTTP URIs. Attached here for consideration.
>> Jonathan
>> On Apr 20, 2008, at 5:57 AM, Jonathan Rees wrote:
>>> Some of you may have heard that the URI note has been revised since
>>> the last public draft last October.  This is indeed the case, and its
>>> authors are working on polishing the new version.  If you would like
>>> to examine a snapshot of our work it is available here:
>>> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/hcls/notes/uris/
>>> It's still in a state of high flux so we're can't promise to act on or
>>> even respond to comments right now.  We plan to give you further
>>> drafts
>>> for review over the coming week and after.
>>> Best
>>> Jonathan

Mark D Wilkinson, PI Bioinformatics
Assistant Professor, Medical Genetics
The James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research
Providence Heart + Lung Institute
University of British Columbia - St. Paul's Hospital
Vancouver, BC, Canada
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