Re: A new proposal (was: Re: which layer for URI processing?)

On Thu, 25 May 2000, Ray Whitmer wrote:
> The intent of a system filename is not identity.

I think this is the crux of the problem.  The focus of 
a URI, specifically the URL sub-type is for *locating* 
a particular resouce -- not for *uniquely identifying* it.

The use of URI in the namespace should just be removed
completely... is it too late to do this?  If so, why?


Received on Thursday, 25 May 2000 16:48:40 UTC