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RE: postgres:// url, jdbc:// url

From: Ian King <iking@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 14:49:28 -0700
Message-ID: <8D25F244B8274141B5D313CA4823F39C018EEDC9@red-msg-06.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Aaron Swartz" <aswartz@swartzfam.com>, <linas@backlot.linas.org>, <uri@w3.org>
The vnd.* URL syntax doc is currently in Last Call, and represents a
simple and safe way to do this if you feel you really need distinct URL
schemes.  -- Ian 

-----Original Message-----
From: Aaron Swartz [mailto:aswartz@swartzfam.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2001 2:04 PM
To: linas@backlot.linas.org; uri@w3.org
Subject: Re: postgres:// url, jdbc:// url

Linas Vepstasby way of Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
<linas@backlot.linas.org> wrote:

> I don't know if this usage is too trite to mention, but I thought I'd 
> mention it anyway ... (BTW, we are now actually using a half-dozen 
> private URL schemes in order to control the display an layout of the 
> financial reports.  I won't describe them here, as they are still
> evolving.)

Are all of these new URI schemes really so necessary to create? Why not
simply use a special text syntax, and, if necessary, stick them in HTTP.

[ Aaron Swartz | me@aaronsw.com | http://www.aaronsw.com ]
Received on Tuesday, 17 April 2001 18:08:25 UTC

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