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Re: XML namespace URIs for IETF specifications (was RE: [APPS-REVIEW] Metalink XML Download Description Format (draft-bryan-metalink-01))

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2008 23:13:26 +0200
Message-ID: <48BDAC76.9040209@gmx.de>
To: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
CC: 'Dave Cridland' <dave@cridland.net>, 'Anthony Bryan' <anthonybryan@gmail.com>, 'general discussion of application-layer protocols' <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, 'Applications Review List' <apps-review@ietf.org>, xml-dev@lists.xml.org, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Brian Smith wrote:
> Dave Cridland wrote:
>> 1) I'm not mad keen on namespaces pointing to privately owned 
>> domain names. You have a different one in the examples as is 
>> specified in section 1.2, by the way.
> 
> What namespace URI namespace should IETF specifications use?
> urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:<name>?
> 
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3553
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3688

That's one possible choice.

Another one is to keep using HTTP URIs, but to move them to a more 
neutral location (purl.org has been used in the past, so has www.w3.org).

BR, Julian
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