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Re: How could RDDL be distributed ?

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 09:14:43AM -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
> At 04:39 PM 16/01/01 +0000, Miles Sabin wrote:
> >The problem I want a solution to is,
> >
> >  I have a public ID/system ID/URI for this DTD, external entity, 
> >  schema, RDDL doc, etc.; find me a server which can give me an 
> >  authoritative copy (in the case of a URI maybe a mirror of the 
> >  main server).
> >
> >or maybe rather than finding a server I just want the 
> >authoritative copy itself.
> It's a problem... not a new one.  People who want to dive into
> this pool might want to check up on the history of net hypertext
> before TimBL made it work precisely by discarding this requirement,
> and the further sad history of various UR* efforts in the ietf
> wending their way down the trail to dusty death.
> Mind you, anyone who solves this in the general case will get
> their name up in lights. -Tim

Well. We're in the rollout phases now. We're releasing code
and building systems that rely on it. If you want to help
right code then now is the time to get involved. 

If anyone here has been looking to get their name up in lights then
here's your opportunity!


(To get involved simply join the uri@w3.org list. Project announcement
usually occur there...)

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