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From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2008 12:07:19 +0200
Message-ID: <48AFE157.7030603@gmx.de>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> Instead of a name of the form:
> 
>    "http://" + domain + "/" + vocabulary-name + "#" + name
> 
> ...or a namespace-name combination of the form:
> 
>    "http://" + domain + "/" + vocabulary-name
>    name
> 
> ...you just use a name of the form:
> 
>    name + "." + vocabulary-name + "." + domain
> 
> The same varying information is in there, so it's exactly as unique.
> ...

Again you're confusing HTTP URLs with URIs.

Using URIs as identifiers allows lots of identification schemes other 
than HTTP, in particular ones that are not based on DNS, or that use 
DNS, but include a timestamp to address the concern of "losing" a domain 
name (tag URI scheme).

BR, Julian
Received on Saturday, 23 August 2008 03:07:19 UTC

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