Paul has volunteered (was Re: Overloaded URIs must GO!)

James Tauber jtauber at
Tue Jun 1 01:34:32 BST 1999

> Actually, that's not it.  The point is that ordinary people (not just
> domain-name owners, or book publishers, etc.) need to be able to
> construct Namespace URIs, and those URIs have to be guaranteed unique,
> at least at the moment that they construct them.

Which is why my idea involves a URI scheme that has a schema-specific part
that corresponds to HTTP. What I am suggesting is that if one has the right

then one has the right to:


The only difference is one is explicitly stating in the latter that it is


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