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Re: HTML5 proposes introduction of new family of URI schemes

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:27:24 +0100
Message-ID: <4F19418C.9030500@gmx.de>
To: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
CC: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
On 2012-01-20 11:23, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:
> On 2012/01/20 3:13, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> On 2012-01-19 19:00, David Booth wrote:
>>> What other options are being considered?
>> Instead (stealing an idea mentioned earlier), it could simply define a
>> new URI scheme "web", and manage that namespace itself. At least that
>> would contain the effects of this experiment.
> I'm not sure what the difference would be between having e.g.,
> "web+acme:hello" and "web:acme:hello", except for a multi-level
> structure where potential inventors of a new protocol/scheme get more
> confused than necessary.
> ...

The difference is mainly process: "web+" needs coordination with and 
approval by the IETF IRI WG, while "web:" is simply one additional new 
URI scheme.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 20 January 2012 10:34:52 UTC

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