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Re: Excess URI schemes considered harmful

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 21:30:17 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20010925212917.045124f0@joy.songbird.com>
To: Rob Lanphier <robla@real.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org
At 10:30 AM 9/25/01 -0700, Rob Lanphier wrote:
>There's nothing wrong with there being a well-known location for IANA 
>URLs.  However, many mechanisms defined by the W3C rely on URIs as a means 
>of expressing registry information (SMIL systemComponent is the one I'm 
>primarily interested in, but I understand CC/PP has a similar concern). ...

The combination of:
   http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-mealling-iana-urn-01.txt
and
   http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-klyne-urn-ietf-conneg-00.txt
is an attempt to deal with the CC/PP concerns.

#g


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GK@NineByNine.org
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