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Re: uri, urn and info

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2003 21:18:05 -0700
Message-ID: <3F8632FD.6010401@textuality.com>
To: "John A. Kunze" <jak@ucop.edu>
Cc: uri@w3.org

John A. Kunze wrote:

> On the other hand, the name authorities for which "info:" is intended
> -- Library of Congress, NASA Bibcodes, OAI identifiers, etc. -- will
> certainly provide among the highest levels of persistence that the
> identifier world will know, based on the seriousness of their missions
> and established reputations.
> 
> That level of persistence will be rather higher, I expect, than that
> provided by most of the currently registered URN name authorities.

Given this, then why not use a URN namespace rather than inventing a new 
scheme? -Tim
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