Re: [urn] gbs Name space identifier

worley@ariadne.com (Dale R. Worley) Thu, 17 October 2019 01:37 UTC

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Subject: Re: [urn] gbs Name space identifier
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"Hakala, Juha E" <juha.hakala@helsinki.fi> writes:
> IMO one of the main challenges with namespace registration requests
> has been that the authors themselves usually know well the intended
> scope the proposed namespace. Alas, it may be difficult to communicate
> this information to reviewers who might not be familiar with the
> context.

True.  But of course, one of the purposes of a URN registration is to
communicate to the public the intended scope of the proposed namespace.
(RFC 8141, section 6.4.1, item 2)  We're here to help registrants do
that.

Dale