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- From: John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: XML Dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 11:07:33 -0400
Chris Maden wrote:
> There is a need to refer to things
> that nobody has registered, yes. But you then say that Joe User
> shouldn't register Sears, but that's exactly what he did in your
> -//Sears//... example. If Sears has not created an FPI for their 1922
> catalog, then Joe User should say -//Joe User//NONSGML Sears Roebuck
> and Co. 1922 Catalog//EN.
I agree absolutely.
> This isn't true. The URN spec, as John quoted, specifically allows
> the case of URNs that are not resolvable to a concrete electronic
> resource. And since FPIs can be used as URNs,
> is a perfectly legitimate URN that points to the lump of paper in my
Right, though urn:x-joe-user:SearsCatalog1922 might be more perspicuous
as well as shorter.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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