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   Re: [xml-dev] Best Practice for URI construction?

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On Dec 9, 2005, at 6:49 AM, Chris Burdess wrote:

> Costello, Roger L. wrote:
>> (1) The above URLs (I believe) are expressing the same thing -  
>> they are identifying the same resource.  So which is "better"?
> For practical purposes, the first is better, since there is no  
> limit to the number of name components. In the second example, you  
> can have at most 2 or 3 parameters before search engines give up  
> and stop indexing your resource.

Independent of which is better, this hypothesis about search engines  
is not supported by any evidence I know. -Tim


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