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Re: are many URIs ultimately relative? was RE: are 'cid' URLs relative?

From: Paul W. Abrahams <abrahams@valinet.com>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 12:44:48 -0400
Message-ID: <392EAA00.E3617DC1@valinet.com>
To: michaelm@netsol.com
CC: xml-uri@w3.org
Michael Mealling wrote:

> On Fri, May 26, 2000 at 12:15:16PM -0500, Al Gilman wrote:
> > At 11:11 AM 2000-05-26 -0400, Jonathan Borden wrote:
> > Is the ISO FPI class of names registered yet, either as a recognized naming
> > authority under URNs or as a scheme under URIs?
>
> No one is working on this as far as I know and I'm aware of most of 'em.
> I'd love to find out who might be authoritative over that space in order
> to help them write such a document. Any idea who I should contact to
> get this moving forward?

I'll admit my ignorance and ask the question some other people might be wondering
about too: what is the ISO FPI class of names?  And why does it seem to fit the
role of a namespace name?

Paul Abrahams
Received on Friday, 26 May 2000 12:44:55 UTC

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