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   Re: [xml-dev] URIs harmful (was RE: [xml-dev] Article: Keeping pace

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Joe English wrote:

> But I think I finally see where Len is going with this.
> There is an algorithm for resolving URLs; *that* is what
> makes them useful. 

There is for URLs, but not for URNs.  There are those who claim this is 
an advantage; but in any case it is certain that there are lots of 
things in the world which are URIs but are not de jure nor de facto 
dereferencable.  Deal with it. -Tim


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