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Re: URIs for Physical Items

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 22:26:49 -0500
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Message-ID: <B6113128.1B0A1%aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Michael Mealling <michael@bailey.dscga.com> wrote:

> I would be very hesitant to use
> it to identify physical objects but would use something like a URN or
> a new URI scheme to do so

Do you think this would be a worthwhile scheme to specify/propose? Something
like <object:http://apple.com/ibook/> meaning iBook or
<object:http://swartzfam.com/aaron/> meaning me.

As opposed to <data:http://apple.com/ibook/> meaning the actual URL

How does one go about proposing such URI schemes? I don't seem to see
anything about it in RFC 2396.


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