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Re: ftp scheme

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 20:01:26 +0100
Message-ID: <4DADDC06.4080104@webr3.org>
To: peter williams <home_pw@msn.com>
CC: 'Henry Story' <henry.story@bblfish.net>, public-xg-webid@w3.org
peter williams wrote:
> I don't  care which non https scheme is chosen. It's *any* that goes beyond
> the presumptions of the very pure web architecture, and shows we can deal
> with the cruddy web (out there), as the platform goes mainstream.

well, that I can +1 for sure. To be clear, I'm all for URIs being URIs 
and webid not trying to constrain to a specific scheme (or two), there's 
no reason to constrain it at all.

This touches on what I was pushing a year or so ago, an abstract webid 
protocol, then mappings to common technologies, and one typical defacto 
one to get interop going from the get go. I'm all for focussing now, but 
certainly not for limiting future transport support or unexpected reuse 
of what we're doing here.


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