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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Forum
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Karen Coyle
> Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 6:54 AM
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> Subject: Re: [BIBFRAME] The German National Library's response

> I actually wasn't thinking about readable v. opaque URIs, but that is
> one topic for best practices. In my experience, you get loud
complaints
> with opaque URIs, but readable URIs are highly problematic.
> 
> I was thinking about things like:
> - "cool" URIs - hash? or no?
> - PURLs v. agency domains
> - what should the URI resolve to?
> 
> That kind of thing.

OK, I understand now. The last question is the most important one when
it comes to mechanism, and in fact it's part of defining the
representation (media type, in IETF-speak --
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_media_type) for bibliographic
information.

Thanks,
Steven Huwig