[uf-discuss] i-names and hcard

Kevin Marks kmarks at technorati.com
Tue Sep 19 13:49:04 PDT 2006

No, you can take that as meaning
'http redirects are easy to set up and XRI is an over-complex mess'

Please read section 5 of it in full before replying here:


Having the xri http server be a host for your hCard 302 redirect  is 
vaguely OK, but XRIs are a bad way to do it.

There are plenty of existing redirection services. I use xrl.us myslef, 
but have a look at the list here:


On Sep 19, 2006, at 1:29 PM, Sebastian Küpers wrote:

> I take this link as an "I agree with you - XRI's are a good way to do 
> it" :))
> On 9/19/06, Kevin Marks <kmarks at technorati.com> wrote:
>> On Sep 19, 2006, at 1:07 PM, Sebastian Küpers wrote:
>> > http://xri.net/=sebastian/+hcard (just try this url in your browser)
>> >
>> > at the moment it redirects you to my claimID account. but I can now
>> > change it to my blog for example and this url still remains the 
>> same.
>> http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/URNsAndRegistries-50.html

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