Re: Red Herring: The end of the URL as we know it

Jeff Bone (
Wed, 07 Jul 1999 23:22:58 -0500

Sally sez:

> [is there really] a baseline need and nobody has the sense/
> knowledge/expertise to solve the problem in an elegant manner?

I don't know if I'd want to generalize, but NIGP at least fills a real
need in business- to- public-sector e-commerce. That wasn't its origin,
of course, and the solution was about as far from elegant as you can
get, but there's really a need there.