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Re: FYI: new draft of site-meta; now well-known [ISSUE-36 siteData-36]

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 09:22:42 -0500
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1247494962.16619.63758.camel@pav.lan>
On Sun, 2009-07-12 at 13:39 +1000, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> See:
>   http://bit.ly/48bdmV


Interesting take on the siteData issue...

This document establishes the well-known URI registry as the name
   space of URIs that have a path beginning with "/.well-known/".

   Well-known URIs are registered on the advice of a Designated Expert


Appendix B.  Frequently Asked Questions

B.1.  Aren't well-known locations bad for the Web?

   They are, but for various reasons -- both technical and social --
   they are commonly used, and their use is increasing.  This memo
   defines a "sandbox" for them, to reduce the risks of collision and to
   minimise the impact upon pre-existing URIs on sites.

I guess it works for me.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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