inventing URI schemes considered harmful (was: e-book reader)
Yoric at users.sf.net
Fri Aug 3 10:15:40 EDT 2007
I'll take a look at these documents, thanks. Or [yet] another look, for
Still, as far as I am concerned, library has a different
* notion of identifiers
* relation between identifiers and resources
* delivery mechanism
On Fri, 2007-08-03 at 11:40 +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> "New URI Schemes: 99% Harmful"
> A specification SHOULD reuse an existing URI scheme (rather than create
> a new one) when it provides the desired properties of identifiers and
> their relation to resources.
> If you're positive that you need a new URI scheme, please do it
> properly: consult <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2717.txt> and
> <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2718.txt> for details.
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