URI Namespace for Dates and Times

By Deane Barker on September 22, 2003

PlaceTime.com – URIs for Places and Times: The need for this may not be immediately obvious, but — more and more — URIs are being used for identification of people, objects, and now times.

“PlaceTime.com is intended to be a URI space containing URIs that represent places and times.These URIs can serve as common identifiers for a wide variety of applications such as genealogical research or calendaring.”

Read our previous bit on The Semantic Web and the need for this may become a little clearer.