Re: Globalizing URIs

Masataka Ohta (mohta@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp)
Thu, 17 Aug 95 17:13:14 JST


From: Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp>
Message-Id: <199508170813.RAA10602@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp>
Subject: Re: Globalizing URIs
To: gtn@ebt.com (Gavin Nicol)
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 95 17:13:14 JST
Cc: mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch, uri@bunyip.com
In-Reply-To: <199508150203.WAA03779@ebt-inc.ebt.com>; from "Gavin Nicol" at Aug 14, 95 10:03 pm

> I think people will to work in ASCII is forced to, but I think most
> people *desire* to work in their native language.

What's the problem? Japanese will use Japanese with ASCII Latin
characters.

> We should at the
> very least give people a choice.

No. Anything with local option can't interoperate globally.

Sometimes, localization is the first step toward globalization. But,
it is not the case with URL.

						Masataka Ohta