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Re: Request for Comment

From: Daniel W. Connolly <connolly@beach.w3.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 1996 13:42:41 -0400
Message-Id: <199611081742.RAA26140@beach.w3.org>
To: Judith Slein <slein@wrc.xerox.com>
cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
In message <>, Judith Sl
ein writes:
>Just to give a sense of what it's like to reference an object in a DMS,
>here's what DMA has proposed as a URL syntax for identifying objects in
>DMA-compliant repositories:
>dma://[<dma pop>]/<system id>/<docspace id>/<object id>[;guid=<object guid>]

I'll trust you on the details, but this is exactly the sort of thing I
had hoped the DMA community would do with URLs. It seems like a very
natural use of the extensibility in URLs.


p.s. I keep a list of URL schemes at:


That document also points to some notes on URLs from the IETF
applications area (where the URI WG lived). He and I like to be
notified of new URL schemes.

Received on Friday, 8 November 1996 12:36:51 UTC

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