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Re: uri, urn and info

From: Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress <rden@loc.gov>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2003 13:40:52 -0400
Message-ID: <0b0501c39343$7ab99360$849c938c@lib.loc.gov>
To: <uri@w3c.org>

> So the next question becomes:
>
> Why would LOC consider registering LCCN below 'info' as opposed to a
> full URN NID?

And a good question indeed.  This is all very much motivated by the OpenURL
standard, a very important standard in our world; we have a big stake in its
success. The OpenURL folks are strongly convinced that these identifiers
need to be built on a community-based registry.

--Ray
Received on Wednesday, 15 October 2003 13:40:53 UTC

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