URIs

 

bullet1 Look at parent branch   To come

 

bullet2 Fixes

  • Clarify what a URI identifies?
    URIs and Resources -- what is the exact relationship;  also entities, etc.


     
  • Base and relative URIs
    E.g. problems of XML namespace debate


     
  • Other fundamentals?
    Lack common acceptance of underlying principles



     
  • Formalization of informal usage
    E.g. ISBNs


     
  • Confusing   Human readable?
    Is this an issue to be considered here?


     
  • Confusing   Legacy support?
    Is this an issue to be considered here?


     
  • Comparison of URIs
     

 

bullet2 New

  • Resolution (DDDS)
    Services for resolving URIs (to some entity)


     
    • level?
      Application level use, of transfer protocol (transport)?


       
  • Metadata (Rescap, RDDL)
    Services for retrieving metadata associated with URIs


     
  • Persistence
     
  • XML integration into model?
     
  • Uniform handling of diverse schemes?
     
  • Comprehensive standard
    See document: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-daigle-uri-std-01.txt