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Paul Prescod wrote:
> Mike Champion wrote:
> > ... d) W3C could
> > have "reinvented HTTP" to resolve URNs in a distributed, reliable manner
> > several times over with the effort that has gone into this debate.
> > </rant>
> I don't think the issue is invention. Invention is easy.
Agree completely. In fact, I've invented an absolutely
reliable URN resolution scheme: don't bother trying to
This works perfectly for namespace names, RDF property names,
and all the other places that use URIs for names.
> Rolling it out is hard.
Yep. There's always someone insisting that well, someday
you *might* want to resolve it, so you'd better stick with
HTTP, just in case.