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RE: Permit URI References instead of URIs

From: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 11:21:30 -0700
Message-ID: <DF1BAFBC28DF694A823C9A8400E71EA204EFE623@RED-MSG-30.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "David Booth" <dbooth@w3.org>, <public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org>

Thanks for your comment.  The Working Group decided to allow # (URI ->
URI Reference) everywhere but targetNamespace.  If you don't respond by
October 1, we'll assume you accept this resolution.

[See http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/desc/4/lc-issues/#LC8]

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-ws-desc-comments-request@w3.org [mailto:public-ws-desc-
> comments-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of David Booth
> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 5:27 PM
> To: public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org
> Subject: Permit URI References instead of URIs
> 
> 
> In sections 2.7 and 2.8, we use URIs to identify Features and
> Properties.  For example, section 2.7.1 says:
> [[
> {name} REQUIRED. A wsdls:anyURI as defined in 2.15.4 anyURI Type.
> ]]
> and anyURI is defined as:
> [[
> 2.15.4 anyURI Type
> The value space of the wsdls:anyURI type consists of all Uniform
> Resource Identifiers (URI) as defined by [IETF RFC 2396] and amended
by
> [IETF RFC 2732].
> ]]
> 
> I think we should allow these to be URI References instead restricting
> them to be only URIs.  (I.e., allow them to contain fragment
> identifiers.)  That would permit multiple, related Features or
> Properties to be described in the same document, using different
> fragment identifiers to distinguish them, such as:
> 
> http://example.org/my_related_features_and_properties#a
> http://example.org/my_related_features_and_properties#b
> http://example.org/my_related_features_and_properties#c
> 
> This would also allow conformance to the practice that some recommend
> for the Semantic Web, of using fragment identifiers when identifying
> things that are not documents, such as abstract concepts.
> --
> 
> David Booth
> W3C Fellow / Hewlett-Packard
> 
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