ISO has registered with the IANA a URN namespace identifier (“iso:”) for ISO persistent resources. From the Internet-Draft:
“This URN NID is intended for use for the identification of persistent resources published by the ISO standards body (including documents, document metadata, extracted resources such as standard schemata and standard value sets, and other resources).”
The toplevel grammar rules (ABNF) give some indication of scope:
NSS = std-nss std-nss = "
Well, it all went very quiet for a while but glad to see that the URI Template Internet-Draft has just been republished:
_“A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
Title : URI Template
Author(s) : J. Gregorio, et al.
Filename : draft-gregorio-uritemplate-01.txt
Pages : 9
Date : 2007-7-23
URI Templates are strings that can be transformed into URIs after
embedded variables are substituted. This document defines the
Seems that there’s life in the old dog yet. :~) See this post about PURL from Thom Hickey, OCLC, This extract:
OCLC has contracted with Zepheira to reimplement the PURL code which has become a bit out of date over the years. The new code will be in written in Java and released under the Apache 2.0 license.