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Re: Another URI scheme . . .

From: Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2005 17:00:43 -0500
Message-Id: <D03C3AD3-E9AC-45E2-8865-E519FC757CF1@openhealth.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>

Henry S. Thompson wrote:

> Further to our discussions about xri and the general matter of new URI
> schemes which overlap substantially with http:
>   http://www.niso.org/news/releases/pr-InfoURI-11-05.html
> What do we have to do to get the IETF to at least give us a heads-up
> when a decision like this is coming. . . ?
> Or perhaps this happened, either to the URI list or via the IETF
> liaison, and W3C dropped the ball?  Indeed I see an announcement of a
> new draft from July 2004 on the URI list [1], but no followup at all
> there :-(.

To paraphrase the saying, which is apropos NISO's involvement, is  
that the great thing about names, are that there are so many ways to  
name them. URN, INFO, LACK-OF-INFO etc.. :-))

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