[XML-DEV Mailing List Archive Home] [By Thread] [By Date] [Recent Entries] [Reply To This Message]

RE: URN Madness (was re: Overloaded URIs must GO!)

  • From: "Didier PH Martin" <martind@n...>
  • To: <xml-dev@i...>
  • Date: Sat, 29 May 1999 10:50:12 -0400

RE: URN Madness (was re: Overloaded URIs must GO!)

Hi Dan,

Dan said:
Would qualifying the DNS name with a date sort this?

	urn:x-hname:spam.org:1999-05-29:schemata:MakeMoneyFast

If I owned spam.org for a week, I could through my life issue hname URIs
in this form where there date element fell within the period of my
ownership...

Didier says:
First you don't need to include a DNS domain name in the urn. In fact by
doing so you introduce a location dependant context. URNS should be location
independent. So, your urn should be:

	urn:x-hname:1999-05-29:schemata:MakeMoneyFast

Algorithm to resolve the name into a location:
a) the client connects to a DNS server (this is, in that case the name space
respository - let's say its W3C)
b) the client requests for a particular DNS record which contains a set of
URL attached to a URN.
c) The DNS server send to the client a URL collection attached to the URN
d) the client uses the URL to fetch the document _located_ at the URL.

regards
Didier PH Martin
mailto:martind@n...
http://www.netfolder.com


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/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1
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...)



PURCHASE STYLUS STUDIO ONLINE TODAY!

Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!

Buy Stylus Studio Now

Download The World's Best XML IDE!

Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!

Don't miss another message! Subscribe to this list today.
Email
First Name
Last Name
Company
Subscribe in XML format
RSS 2.0
Atom 0.3
 

Stylus Studio has published XML-DEV in RSS and ATOM formats, enabling users to easily subcribe to the list from their preferred news reader application.


Stylus Studio Sponsored Links are added links designed to provide related and additional information to the visitors of this website. they were not included by the author in the initial post. To view the content without the Sponsor Links please click here.

Site Map | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Trademarks
Free Stylus Studio XML Training:
W3C Member
Stylus Studio® and DataDirect XQuery ™are products from DataDirect Technologies, is a registered trademark of Progress Software Corporation, in the U.S. and other countries. © 2004-2013 All Rights Reserved.