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Re: Overuse of strings

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On 1/26/06, Neil Van Dyke <neil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> [...] I imagine that W3C- and IETF-types would have
> comments wrt the authority component of the URI if the "scheme"
> URI-scheme were proposed.  I suspect some would question whether or not
> a new URI-scheme is needed, which might beg other questions.

The recommended approach would probably be to use a URN (rfc2141):


Of course, you'd then need to register the "scheme" namespace identifier,
but this is less obtrusive than a "scheme" URI-scheme, and after all we're
talking about names, not locations.