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RE: New Intro to RDF

From: Hammond, Tony <T.Hammond@nature.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 15:41:32 +0100
Message-ID: <125F7834E11A5741A7D79412EE3504F91D08CA4A@UK1APPS2.mpl.root-domain.org>
To: 'Joshua Tauberer' <tauberer@for.net>
Cc: 'SWIG' <semantic-web@w3.org>

> register.  With http: URIs, there really is no registration process 
> because it works off of the structure of authority in http: 
> URLs (which 
> isn't just domain names, but the authority of subdirectories 

Not quite sure what you mean by authority of subdirectories, especially when
one considers URL rewriting by web servers. And we should also be mindful
that domain names are not owned - but leased.

> too).  It 
> would be nice to have a URI scheme like info: but without the 
> need for 
> another registration.  So if you have the authority over http:X, you 

If you knew what was involved with URI scheme registration or URN NID
registration you might take a slightly different view on that. ;) And just
to clarify, this would not be _another_ registration, but an _alternative_
registration once an 'info:' URI scheme was registered in the IANA registry.


> Also, this is totally irrelevant, but I can't help but point out 
> something a bit ridiculous (light sarcasm):
> 
> > DISCLAIMER: This e-mail is confidential and should not be used by 
> > anyone who is not the original intended recipient.
> 
> Who was the unique intended recipient of your email?  Was 
> everyone else 
> on the mail list supposed to shred their copy of the email?  :)

Hey, I'm agreed. Though what can a poor boy do? But actually it was intended
for the list as well. I'm not exclusive. :)

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