Re: equivalence relationships...

Leslie Daigle (leslie@Bunyip.Com)
Wed, 2 Sep 1998 09:31:13 -0400 (EDT)

Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 09:31:13 -0400 (EDT)
From: Leslie Daigle <leslie@Bunyip.Com>
To: Larry Masinter <>
cc: URI distribution list <uri@Bunyip.Com>
In-Reply-To: <000c01bdd618$ec274e40$>
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Subject: Re: equivalence relationships...


On Tue, 1 Sep 1998, Larry Masinter wrote:
> c) Consider carefully applying aliasing and fuzzy matching in order
>     to simplify the typin strategy.
> (a) and (b) are a matter of accomodating both current and upgraded
> software. (c) is not to accomodate software, but a matter of dealing
> with users who might otherwise have trouble typing URLs.
> > If there is not a well-known, algorithmically-applicable set of
> > rules to achieve this set of "multiple renditions", this should not
> > be suggested as a "SHOULD".
> You're right. (a) and (b) can be SHOULD, (c) is a MAY.

Per my previous mail on the subject this morning, I don't think we can
do it as a MAY.

I think I have now completely expressed what my concern is; hopefully
we can either discuss it, or someone can help me understand where I
fell off the discussion thread...



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