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Re: Announcement: The "info" URI Scheme

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Oct 2003 12:45:02 +0100
Message-ID: <3F7ABE3E.1060504@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: "Hammond, Tony (ELSLON)" <T.Hammond@elsevier.com>
Cc: "'Patrick Stickler'" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org, uri@w3.org

While having some sympathy with Patrick here, I note that a new scheme that 
is URIs not URLs neatly sidesteps the car/document problems.

An info URI identifies a concept not a document about that concept.
A similar http URL would be taken as identifying either or both depending 
on who you talk to.


Hammond, Tony (ELSLON) wrote:

>>Why define and manage the URI space outside the scope of the core Web
>>and SW machinery?
> Hi Patrick:
> I have to query the question you put above. IMO the "info" URI scheme fits
> full square within the core Web and SW machinery as articulated in the
> latest Web Architecture Draft:
> 	Architecture of the World Wide Web
> 	W3C Working Draft 27 June 2003
> 	http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/
> The domain of URI is more extensive than HTTP alone. I would assert that the
> actual domain of URI is the Web.
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