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Re: iphone urls

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2008 14:09:46 +0100
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>, W3C TAG <www-tag@w3.org>
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Mark Nottingham writes:

> Seriously, though. Looking through the TAGs findings, I think most of
> the relevant documents are too dense to be useful to developers like
> this.
> How about a "So You Want to Create a URI Scheme" guide, with practical
> advice about when it's a good idea and when it's not, examples, trade-
> offs, caveats, and details of what this means in *existing* code?

Thanks for the suggestion -- In fact, in response to similar
criticisms of the TAG's initial attempt in this area ([1], note this
has been languishing w/o updates for over two years, _mea culpa_)
we're trying to evolve that draft finding more in the direction you
suggest: the working title is "Dirk and Nadia design a naming
scheme".  A version should appear here in the next few weeks.


[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/URNsAndRegistries-50-2006-08-17.html
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