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Fwd: URN usage and arrangements

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 12:50:15 -0500
To: www-tag@w3.org
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I forward this without real comment, but
with Tony's permission to post to a public list,

Tim Berners-Lee

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Tony Rutkowski <trutkowski@verisign.com>
> Date: March 11, 2005 8:09:34 EST
> To: tbl@w3.org
> Subject: URN usage and arrangements
> Hi Tim,
> Hope you continue to enjoy the challenges heading
> up W3C.  I thought you might be interested in the
> attached document introduced for the upcoming ITU-T
> SG17 meeting.  It proposes elevating the focus on
> URNs by, among other things, including all of the
> ITU's namespaces under the URN "root," and providing
> for a "rapid resolution" mechanism.
> Since in some measure, the URN concept was your
> idea,

Well, URIs were ... but the attempt to categorize them
into URNs and URLs I never agreed with.

>  I was curious about your thought of a stable,
> permanent arrangement that relied, for example,
> on joint W3C-ITU responsibility for the root?
> Or some other joint configuration?
> cheers,
> tony
Received on Tuesday, 15 March 2005 17:50:20 UTC

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