From: "Ronald E. Daniel" <email@example.com> Message-Id: <9507060843.ZM21831@idaknow.acl.lanl.gov> Date: Thu, 6 Jul 1995 08:43:56 -0600 In-Reply-To: Larry Masinter <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Larry Masinter <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: URN Resolution Paths Considered Harmful Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, FisherM@is3.indy.tce.com On Jul 5, 5:21pm, Larry Masinter wrote: > 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? The draft URC spec provides a query to obtain all the URNs provided by a server. You would then have to do more work to get all the URCs. There might be provacy issues, except that some queries are subject to appropriate authorization. If someone doesn't want to hand that info out to the world, they do not have to. -- Ron Daniel Jr. email: email@example.com Advanced Computing Lab voice: (505) 665-0597 MS B-287 TA-3 Bldg. 2011 fax: (505) 665-4939 Los Alamos National Lab http://www.acl.lanl.gov/~rdaniel/ Los Alamos, NM, 87545 tautology: "Conformity is very popular"