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Re: Namespace names: a semi-serious proposal

From: Paul W. Abrahams <abrahams@valinet.com>
Date: Mon, 29 May 2000 13:52:16 -0400
Message-ID: <3932AE50.6B5874E8@valinet.com>
To: Peter Jacobi <pj@walter-graphtek.com>
CC: abrahams@acm.org, "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
Peter Jacobi wrote:

> On ISO OIDs:
>
> Everybody, who has one (for example 1.2.3) can give you your own
> (for example 1.2.3.777), from which you can easily generate your 10**12:
> 1.2.3.777.1 up to 1.2.3.777.1000000000000
>
> If your neighbour hasn't got one or didn't want to give you one, ask well
> known agencies, for example:
>
> http://www.isi.edu/cgi-bin/iana/enterprise.pl

That page seems aimed at corporate entities -- but I suppose no one really
cares whether the requestor has any kind of corporate existence.

Paul Abrahams
Received on Monday, 29 May 2000 13:52:25 UTC

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