Re: A Formalism for Internet Information References

Liam Relihan <>
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 1994 23:16:54 --100
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Subject: Re: A Formalism for Internet Information References
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On Fri, 15 Apr 1994, Daniel W. Connolly wrote:

> Here's something that's been brewing in my mind for a couple years now.
> It's still fairly rough, but it hangs together, and I'd like to see it
> form a basis for disussing things like URNs and such:

Well since Daniel has made something available, I will too. A while ago, I
wrote some stuff for inclusion in my thesis (which will not be included
now) relating to formalising the Web. I have collected the stuff into an
article and have made it available at:

I would like to stress that I have made sizeable (sometimes wild)
assumptions in parts of this work. This work is not finished and is
likely to contain inaccuracies. 

I'd still like to hear feedback.