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   Re: [xml-dev] URIs are simply names was: Re:[xml-dev]"Abstract"URIs

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On 2002-02-16 18:19, "ext Paul Prescod" <paul@prescod.net> wrote:

>> The W3C TAG at least shows some strong signs of interest in keeping
>> things brought to them coherent.  I'll be curious to see how they
>> interact with the black hole of URIs over time.
> URIs are primarily a conversational black hole. In terms of actual
> practice they work quite well. I have had few practical problems with
> them.

With all due respect, Paul, this is a pretty weak argument.

"They work for me, for what I do, so they must work for you, too"

Those who are concerned with dissemination of content for display
in browsers don't see the problems with URIs. Those who want to
use URIs to model knowledge see them all to well.

Perhaps you could give us a little bit of credit, eh?



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