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RE: fb: URIs?

From: Eran Hammer-Lahav <eran@hueniverse.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 10:08:35 -0700
To: Graham Klyne <GK-lists@ninebynine.org>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Ira McDonald <blueroofmusic@gmail.com>, Thomas Fruin <thomasfruin@mac.com>, "uri@w3.org" <uri@w3.org>, David Recordon <davidrecordon@facebook.com>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
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And put it in the registry no one reads? If you want to stop people from abusing the system, you need to either fix the system or accommodate their use case (i.e. work with them, not against them).

EHL

> -----Original Message-----
> From: uri-request@w3.org [mailto:uri-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of
> Graham Klyne
> Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 1:48 AM
> To: Julian Reschke
> Cc: Ira McDonald; Thomas Fruin; uri@w3.org; David Recordon; Dan Brickley
> Subject: Re: fb: URIs?
> 
> Julian Reschke wrote:
> > Apple is well known for using URIs for things they arent't designed
> > for,
> > *and* then (consequently?) not registering them (itms and ical come to
> > mind).
> >
> > The real question here is: what can we do to educate them?
> 
> Maybe someone else makes a provisional registration with a big scary health
> warning (e.g. "USE OF THIS PRIVATE URI SCHEME IS CONSIDERED HARMFUL"
> with a link to (say) a TAG finding explaining why)?
> 
> #g
> 
Received on Wednesday, 17 February 2010 17:09:05 UTC

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