Re: A Formalism for Internet Information References

Liam Relihan (
Sat, 16 Apr 1994 21:47:37 +0100 (WET DST)

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.