Re: Eliminate Piggy-bank web server + bank protocol scheme

From: Eric Miller <>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 16:15:20 -0500

On Feb 2, 2005, at 3:48 PM, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> David Huynh wrote:
>> I know how to eliminate the web server of piggy-bank :-) Just write a
>> protocol handler, like this one:
>> This should make the piggy-bank xpi smaller and firefox load faster.
> awesome!
>> The question is, is this just a hack or a hack that leaves room for
>> the bank architecture to grow in its own way, unconstrained by http?
> I would *strongly* suggest to avoid reinventing wheels.
>> What's the name of the protocol scheme? "bank:"? "semantic:"?
>> "semweb:"? (I think Mozilla already has an rdf: scheme) Like in
>> these:
>> bank://local/...
>> bank://
>> What should go after ...?

Pls take a look at

(I'm off to meeting so apologies for not providing more context but I
hope you get out of this reasons for *not* introducing new URI schemes)

eric miller                    
semantic web activity lead     
w3c world wide web consortium  
Received on Wed Feb 02 2005 - 21:14:57 EST

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