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RE: simple case of IRIs for Components in WSDL 2.0

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 10:07:36 -0700
Message-ID: <32D5845A745BFB429CBDBADA57CD41AF13BCBE53@ussjex01.amer.bea.com>
To: "Bijan Parsia" <bparsia@isr.umd.edu>, "Arthur Ryman" <ryman@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: <public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, <public-ws-desc-comments-request@w3.org>, "Jonathan Marsh" <jmarsh@microsoft.com>, "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ihmc.us>

Given this example, isn't it more accurate to say "it's the using in
mixed content"?  If somebody using an xml language with an xs:anyURI
data type, there is no problem.

Dave

> The problem is that Pat wants to use parentheses as token delimiters
> *and* he wants URIs not *not* be specially quoted. So there's an
> ambiguity from his perspective. You see this some times in mail
clients
> that "recognize" uris. E.g.,
> 	"""Boris wrote it up (http://www.example.com), check it out.""""
> 
> If the program is sticking to the spec the uri highlighted will be:
> 	http://www.example.com), ),
> Which is broken :) "Smart" clients will do:
> 	http://www.example.com
> 
> via an heuristic, which you clearly can't do for a formal grammar.
> 
> So it's not the balancing, it's the using, especially as a terminating
> character.
> 
> Cheers,
> Bijan.
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