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Re: metadata content

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 12:30:58 +0100
Message-ID: <49521D72.2070401@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>, public-html@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
>> But that's a central registry.
> There's no burden to the registration (it's just a wiki), so that seems 
> like an unimportant concern. People can also use URI-like names, or 
> Java-like identifiers, to avoid clashes in general, which again makes this 
> a non-issue.
> ...

But there's also no burden to other people messing with existing 
entries. Some people consider this a problem.

URIs as identifiers (when chosen properly) already avoid name clashes; I 
don't see why it would make sense to register them in a central place.

>> Yes, I know you consider this a feature, but there are lots of people 
>> disagreeing with that.
> There's also people who agree. Disagreement is not an argument. I have to 
> pick one side when there are mutually exclusive positions. If there are 
> actual problems, please feel free to raise them.

I'm not going to repeat all the discussions we already about this (at 
least not today :-).

> ...

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 24 December 2008 11:31:43 UTC

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