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   RE: [xml-dev] commodity web

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| -----Original Message-----
| From: Bill de hOra [mailto:dehora@eircom.net] 

| The URI also has an important cross protocol role to play. URIs are a
| clever way to implement a global file system, they might yet be good
| enough for naming. URIs have a social downside however; to be 
| a network
| distributor, pragmatically you have to pay for a URI root, whereas you
| don't have to pay for HTTP. Not much maybe, for now, but 
| there is a toll
| to be had. I imagine that web architects consider URIs to be more
| fundamental than wire and application protocols; they'd do well to
| consider how to  bring them or their successors closer to the commons.

Excellent, especially the global file system part. The successor to

| All issues worth talking about re URIs are social/economic in nature.

As almost everything nowadays; we should build a socialSideEffect-Dev
list. The problem is that such a list allows plenty of room for winning
and little room to attract showoffs. None will hire you because they
love you in something like that or more_to_the_people-dev...



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