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Re: [XRI] XRI-as-Relative-URI proposal

From: John Bradley <jbradley@mac.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 14:38:51 -0700
To: "Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress" <rden@loc.gov>
Cc: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, Drummond Reed <drummond.reed@cordance.net>, www-tag@w3.org, Peter Davis <peter.davis@neustar.biz>
Message-ID: <134958664856057907273657740501595717040-Webmail2@me.com>

Thanks Ray,

We are considering using the http: sub scheme mechanism as proposed by David Booth in "Thing described by" http://thing-described-by.org/ 

This fits the Cool URI 303 redirect model.

Your Idea of using info:xri/ as the base for the relative XRI is an interesting one that would allow in the same way that a http: sub scheme would.

I will discuss it with the XRI-TC.

John Bradley

On Monday, October 27, 2008, at 01:46PM, "Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress" <rden@loc.gov> wrote:
>From: "Jonathan Rees" <jar@creativecommons.org>
>> My comment is just that for any XRI, there is not necessarily a URI that
>> names the same thing as the XRI, and if there is then there is no
>> deterministic way to figure out what it is.
>Well I'll be happy to suggest a solution.  Use 'info' URIs.  This is the
>sort of thing they were invented for.
>For example:
>     info:xri/=Drummond
>This would require that you register 'xri' as an 'info' namespace, which I
>think you could do rather painlessly.
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