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

John Cowan cowan at locke.ccil.org
Sat May 29 07:47:46 BST 1999

David Megginson scripsit:

> Where can I find the IETF draft documents describing URN namespaces
> built on DNS, ISBN, UUIDs, etc.?  Perhaps I just haven't looked in the
> right place.

An URN built on DNS would suck serious wind.  There have been four
owners of spam.org so far that I know of, and nothing to prevent
each of them from issuing URNs based on that name which conflict.

John Cowan					cowan at ccil.org
		e'osai ko sarji la lojban.

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