2005-11-21

Compact URIs : The CURIE syntax

I've started using this compact syntax in a project using IPTC specifications. Beyond the practical aspects well presented in the W3C note, it strikes me that CURIEs are good candidate hubject identifiers. For example ISBN:0201749602 is a compact URI which can be expanded automatically by various systems in so many URIs providing different views of the book, such as ...