Re: [URN] Re: URI documents

Leslie Daigle (leslie@Bunyip.Com)
Wed, 7 Jan 1998 15:37:09 -0500 (EST)

Date: Wed, 7 Jan 1998 15:37:09 -0500 (EST)
From: Leslie Daigle <leslie@Bunyip.Com>
To: Larry Masinter <>
cc: Patrik =?iso-8859-1?Q?F=E4ltstr=F6m?= <>,
Subject: Re: [URN] Re: URI documents
In-Reply-To: <>
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On Wed, 7 Jan 1998, Larry Masinter wrote:
> If we just change the *title* of draft-fielding-uri-syntax-XX
> and remove the word "Semantics", it might make things clearer.
> If we attempted to remove any indication that the URI document did
> anything more than specify the syntax of URIs and how that syntax
> should be processed by URI-processing software, with any semantic
> interpretation of the *meaning*, do you think we could get beyond
> the current impasse?

It's not clear to me from what you've said whether you think that
changing just the name of the document would achieve this goal, or
if you think that there is material that would in that case be
removed from the document (to which Roy has already stated his

Before I'd say whether this works or not, I'd want to see more
specifically what you are proposing -- because I suspect that 
worldviews are sufficiently at odds that there isn't agreement
on what this document _should_ look like.



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