Re: URI documents

Michael Mealling (
Fri, 2 Jan 1998 12:39:58 -0500 (EST)

From: Michael Mealling <>
Message-Id: <>
Subject: Re: URI documents
In-Reply-To: <> from Larry Masinter at "Dec 24, 97 04:06:33 pm"
To: (Larry Masinter)
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 1998 12:39:58 -0500 (EST)

Larry Masinter said this:
> Between:
> a) Roy's last URL syntax draft what we did a last call on.
> b) Roy's attempt to turn this into a URI document, at (I believe
>    the original suggestion of the area directors) by doing
>    a global substitute
> c) Leslie's attempt to split (b) into a URI and a URL document
> d) Larry's attempt to create a single document which discusses
>     URIs and URLs.
>    (
> We have heard from a few folks, but not a lot. To recap:

Larry reminded me that I didn't answer this question before I started
blabbing my opinions. I'm an advocate of (c). I'd like to see
it re-worded in order to reflect Larry's later suggestion of
URIs being a concept rather than something defined by a protocol slot.


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