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avoiding duplicates in URI registry

From: Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>
Date: Sun, 08 Aug 2004 20:57:05 -0700
To: "'Paul Hoffman / IMC'" <phoffman@imc.org>
Cc: uri@w3.org, "'Ted Hardie'" <hardie@qualcomm.com>, "'Scott Hollenbeck'" <shollenbeck@verisign.com>
Message-id: <0I2500K6NUZPTP@mailsj-v1.corp.adobe.com>

Details are in the minutes, which I just sent out.

It was pointed out that a registry that allows duplicates can
still help avoid them, at least if those participating have
any sense.

Please, if you're going to discuss topics mentioned in the minutes,
please start a new subject line.

Larry


> >   Tony Hansen and Ted Hardie will create a new document which
> >   replaces these, but with the idea that non-standards-track
> >   scheme registration will be much easier, with the main purpose
> >   to avoid duplicates.
> 
> There was a fair amount of disagreement about that last clause. A few 
> of us (at least Leslie Daigle and I) thought that allowing duplicates 
> but documenting the registrants of each would cause less problems for 
> the registry, and still allow legit developers to pick a good new 
> name, than trying to come up with a single-entry system.
Received on Monday, 9 August 2004 03:58:14 UTC

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