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Re: XRIs *are* intended to be used where URIs are used

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 10:01:26 +0100
To: "Wachob, Gabe" <gwachob@visa.com>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bacn0akd5.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

Thanks for clarifying.

In that case (you really are planning to register a new URI scheme),
the TAG review [1] says "Please reconsider".  Instead, the TAG strongly
recommends that you implement XRI functionality using http: URIs, not
by introducing a new URI scheme.


[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2005Apr/0095.html
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