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Re: W3C URN scheme 'root' doesn't exist?

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:28:08 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2=xdB0YKg4KxAHSktokxW2NMbm-QOy8Da13anSj-R=eOA@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
You could also use these, if you prefer their description here:
http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/single-page.html#attr-track-kind-subtitles
http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/single-page.html#attr-track-kind-captions
etc

Silvia.

On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 9:26 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer
<silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
> How is this better than simply referencing the values as published in the spec:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/single-page.html#dom-texttrack-kind-subtitles
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/single-page.html#dom-texttrack-kind-captions
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/single-page.html#dom-texttrack-kind-descriptions
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/single-page.html#dom-texttrack-kind-chapters
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/single-page.html#dom-texttrack-kind-metadata
>
> All of these already have identifying URLs and they resolve to
> something that is actually meaningful.
>
> Cheers,
> Silvia.
>
> On Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 8:25 AM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>> Hi guys
>>
>> can I propose this in an MPEG contribution?  Would the W3C follow through and formally reserve/define the URI form?
>>
>> On May 12, 2014, at 7:24 , David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On May 12, 2014, at 15:43 , Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 12/05/2014 14:16 , David Singer wrote:
>>>>> Actually, you are right, DASH requires it be a URI, so if W3C prefers
>>>>> to use a URL over a URN, even for something that is a name, that is
>>>>> fine.
>>>>
>>>> I will stay well clear of the landmine discussion about whether locators are the naming mechanism or not, but if you think this is an acceptable option please file a bug against HTML (I'm copying Silvia who generally handles media stuff).
>>>>
>>>> We can mint identifiers of the type http://www.w3.org/ns/whatever-name without Director approval, all we need is to say so and add a few HTML documents at the end of those URLs (which I can do easily). If you think that identifiers with another structure would be good I'm just as happy but we need the Director's approval.
>>>
>>> OK, so
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/ns/html-track-kind/<a valid value of the kind attribute for an HTML track element>
>>>
>>> would be entirely fine.  Maybe the last / should be # ?
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/ns/html-track-kind#<a valid value of the kind attribute for an HTML track element>
>>>
>>> or don’t namespaces use #’s?
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> The policy on URL naming assignment between specs is here:
>>>>
>>>>   http://www.w3.org/2005/07/13-nsuri
>>>
>>> cool.  I think that kinds are not year or spec-version-specific, and likely to stay stable.
>>>
>>> Could this be part of the HTML spec.?
>>>
>>> “When a self-identifying HTML kind value is needed in a context outside HTML, the form http://www.w3.org/ns/html-track-kind/<a valid value of the kind attribute for an HTML track element> may be used.”
>>>
>>> ??
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
>>>
>>> David Singer
>>> Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
>>>
>>
>> David Singer
>> Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
>>
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