Re: Public Identifiers
Chris Maden wrote: > There is a need to refer to things > that nobody has registered, yes. But you then say that Joe User > shouldn't register Sears, but that's exactly what he did in your > -//Sears//... example. If Sears has not created an FPI for their 1922 > catalog, then Joe User should say -//Joe User//NONSGML Sears Roebuck > and Co. 1922 Catalog//EN. I agree absolutely. > This isn't true. The URN spec, as John quoted, specifically allows > the case of URNs that are not resolvable to a concrete electronic > resource. And since FPIs can be used as URNs, > urn:fpi:-//Joe%20User//NONSGML%20Sears%20Roebuck%20and%20Co.%201922%20Catalog//EN > is a perfectly legitimate URN that points to the lump of paper in my > outhouse. Right, though urn:x-joe-user:SearsCatalog1922 might be more perspicuous as well as shorter. -- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan@c... You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5) xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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