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From Nick Chalko <n...@chalko.com>
Subject Re: [proposal] URI Syntax - v0.2
Date Sat, 15 Nov 2003 00:58:21 GMT
Tim Anderson wrote:

>>ink easing the  job for tools is a good goal. 
>>We must support both Humans and Tools. 
>>I would favor Humans.   But both humans and tools will have problems 
>>when some orginzation decides its project name is Beta or nightly, etc
>>I think we should consider  not allowing / in many of the parts.
>For tools, I think the main objective should be coming up with a set
>of rules which enable them to unambigously locate an artifact given
>a set of inputs.
>I believe this is possible with the two proposals so far, at least
>for java artifacts.
I think I see, 
A tool only needs to be able to generate a URL given the org, project, 
version, and artifact name. 
No need to be able to parse a given URL back into it parts. 
I think I can live with that.


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