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Re: TAG Status Report for Period Ending October, 2011 is now available

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 08:33:19 +0000
To: "Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler)" <RogerCutler@chevron.com>
Cc: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5br51f3vow.fsf@calexico.inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler) writes:

> FWIW, I have some thoughts about URI persistence.  I have in the
> past tried very hard within Chevron to make our internal URI's less
> fragile -- and I have been totally unsuccessful.  In my opinion
> there are two basic reasons for this:

Thanks for the report from the front lines.

> . . .

> My observation is that in practice we are slowly migrating
> to systems that use something other than URI's as identifiers.

I'd be interested to hear what systems you are referring to, and what
they use for identifiers. . .


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