Tim Bray wrote:
The TAG is in fact clearly correct when they state that introduction
of new URI schemes is quite expensive.
To me it seems that this depends on the extent to which those new URI
schemes are to be used in contexts where existing URI schemes are used.
New URI schemes used in new contexts or applications are not overly
It should also be recognized that overloading URI schemes (as well as
overloading HTTP) is also expensive, though in a different way. The
consequence of overloading is that functionality is reduced and
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