Re: URN Resolution Paths Considered Harmful

Larry Masinter (masinter@parc.xerox.com)
Wed, 5 Jul 1995 17:21:17 PDT


To: sollins@lcs.mit.edu
Cc: liberte@ncsa.uiuc.edu, uri@bunyip.com, FisherM@is3.indy.tce.com
In-Reply-To: sollins@lcs.mit.edu's message of Thu, 29 Jun 1995 17:33:57 -0700 <95Jun29.173401pdt.2762@golden.parc.xerox.com>
Subject: Re: URN Resolution Paths Considered Harmful
From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Message-Id: <95Jul5.172125pdt.2762@golden.parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 1995 17:21:17 PDT

Should someone be able to replicate a URN->URL service? I.e., is there
a way to ask the URN->URL service: "What URNs do you resolve and what
are their URLs?"

Are there any privacy issues here?