Re: Who can express URL syntax with BNF

Tony Sanders (sanders@BSDI.COM)
Mon, 02 May 1994 11:12:14 -0500

Gunter writes:
> If SPACEJUMP and TEXTSEARCH are attributes of an object, not methods ---
> what are we going to do if we move from URLs to URNs? The every URN is
> an object with an associated attribute. Will there be different URNs for
> "get me a document" and "search in a document"?

When you resolve a URN you will get back a set of URLs with varying
attributes, the browser must pick one of them and use it in the normal way.