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Re: Human-Opaque URIs

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 3 Apr 2004 21:42:54 -0500 (EST)
To: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Cc: Phil Dawes <pdawes@users.sourceforge.net>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.55.0404032137510.12437@homer.w3.org>

On Sun, 4 Apr 2004, Danny Ayers wrote:

>An auxiliary question to Phil's - are dates in URIs actually useful?
>(beyond reducing the number of files in a directory ;-)

I find they are useful in reducing the number of files in a directory, and
they are as good as anything at giving me a rough idea where to look for
stuff - I often remember roughly when I did or saw something.

They're not reliable as a way of knowing anything about whatever has the URI,
and they don't mean anything much after a while. But they still keep the
number of files in a directory down. And they are as memorable as anything


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