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RE: Proposal: 'tag' URIs

From: Larry Masinter <lmnet@attglobal.net>
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2001 21:17:35 -0700
To: "Tim Kindberg" <timothy@hpl.hp.com>, <uri@w3.org>
Cc: <sandro@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBKEBDLFENBJCGFOIJCEHMENAA.lmnet@attglobal.net>
Could "dated URLs" meet the same requirements that were identified
for "tags"?




   1) Identifiers are unique across space and time and come from a
      practically inexhaustible supply;
   2) identifiers are convenient for humans to mint (create), read, type
   3) zero registration cost, at least to holders of domain names or
      email addresses; and negligible cost to mint new identifiers;
   4) easy identification of the entity that has minted the identifier,
      should that be desirable;
   5) independence of any particular resource-location or identifier-
      resolution scheme.

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