OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   RE: [xml-dev] Un-ask the question (was Re: [xml-dev] URIs and Names on t

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

URNs always require a Shannonesque coding agreement.  URLs 
require a physical (in the sense a digital message is physical) 

Identity is assigned and then, maintained.  


-----Original Message-----
From: Steven Livingstone [mailto:s.livingstone@btinternet.com]

Of course this won't always be the case. What would URN:car do? I would
guess not a lot, but how would we know when it does and doesn't return a
pointer to something physical? ISBN might return a URL, but it also
represents non-url things - i.e. a physical book.


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS