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Re[2]: New Intro to RDF

From: David Powell <djpowell@djpowell.net>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 22:48:33 +0100
Message-ID: <1962394560.20051005224833@djpowell.net>
To: Joshua Tauberer <tauberer@for.net>
CC: "Hammond, Tony" <T.Hammond@nature.com>, "'SWIG'" <semantic-web@w3.org>

Hello Joshua,

Wednesday, October 5, 2005, 3:27:58 PM, tauberer@for.net wrote:

> Hammond, Tony wrote:
>> It's called 'info:'
>> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-vandesompel-info-uri-04.txt

> Ah, that's pretty good.  My reservation is its own custom registration
> process, in which everyone that wants to use info: would need to 
> 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 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 
> have the authority over newscheme:X.  One way to merge that with info 
> would be to say if you own a domain name, you're automatically 
> registered with that name in the info: registry.

You could also consider tag: URIs

They do use the existing domain name registry as an authority.

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