W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-talk@w3.org > March to April 2001

Re: Proposal for an "address:" URI Scheme

From: chad <yandros@mit.edu>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 23:29:33 -0500
Message-Id: <200103160430.f2G4UXR18776@egon>
To: chad <yandros@mit.edu>
cc: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>, "Aaron Swartz" <aswartz@swartzfam.com>, uri@w3.org, www-talk@w3.org

Following up to myself...

> This problem is more general than simply country codes/names.  Might I
> suggest something like:
>   address:///ru:Russia/00000/xxx/us:USA
> ...where each section has both a `canonical' and a `presentation'
> form?  You may wish to use something other than a colon, but I don't
> follow uri close enough anymore to know what else might be a good
> suggestion.

Just to be clear, I meant to suggest an *optional* descriptive name,
indicated by the colon.
Received on Thursday, 15 March 2001 23:32:02 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Monday, 20 January 2020 16:08:25 UTC