This blog post addresses concerns with the stability of purl for hosting permanent URIs. As a possible alternative, the author presents w3id.org, an effort launched by the W3C permanent identifier community group that has been adopted by a great part of the community and is supported by several companies.
Keywords: Persistent Uniform Resource Locator (PURL), GitHub, HTTP URIs
Date created: 2016-01-17 05:00:00.000
Time required: P15M
Educational use: professionalDevelopment
Educational audience: student
Interactivity type: expositive