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Subject: RE: [xri] [Issue 6] Versions and profiles


I'm not following the use case that you are referring to.  Actually, to be more specific, I believe that I follow what you are saying and don't see the extra value in the case of an XDI resolution mechanism.  Could you spell it out?



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Drummond Reed [mailto:drummond.reed@onename.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 28, 2003 9:05 AM
> To: Dave McAlpin; Wachob, Gabe; xri@lists.oasis-open.org
> Subject: RE: [xri] [Issue 6] Versions and profiles
> Just to go on record, I'm not on board that versioning syntax 
> should not
> be available at all levels. There is one perspective - an all 
> XDI-based
> resolution mechanism - where versioning of top-level authorities for
> either XRI-URIs or XRI-URNs would be a valuable use case.
> I understand that versioning may not be advantageous at the top level
> when using other resolution mechanisms, but I don't think this should
> automatically disqualify it from any consideration. I think 
> it would be
> cleaner to make it an optional feature at the top level for certain
> resolution mechanisms.
> =Drummond 

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