Re: URN Resolution Paths Considered Harmful

Jim Conklin (conklin@info.cren.net)
Thu, 29 Jun 1995 13:44:57 -0500


Message-Id: <199506291742.NAA05367@info.cren.net>
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 1995 13:44:57 -0500
To: Mark Madsen <msm@ansa.co.uk>
From: conklin@info.cren.net (Jim Conklin)
Subject: Re: URN Resolution Paths Considered Harmful
Cc: uri@bunyip.com

At 10:00 AM 6/29/95 +0100, Mark Madsen wrote:
>I can visualise a world in which the resolution of URNs is performed
>by commercial services competing on the basis of speed, breadth of
>choice ("we return an average of 7.6 URCs per URN, over 3 more than
>our nearest competitor!"), and a lot f other things that I'm not able
>to predict.  People who have ISPs now will also have subscriptions to
>RSPs (Resolution Service Providers).

  I share this expectation and the belief it mediates against including
resolver names in the URNs.

Jim