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Re: Fragment identifiers, xml:base and [base URI]

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 12:56:37 -0500
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: public-xml-core-wg <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20050216175637.GT20464@skunk.reutershealth.com>

Henry S. Thompson scripsit:

> I don't think we should touch this, per "if it ain't broke, don't
> fix it" -- no-one is complaining about it, it has no ill effects
> (because absolutisation, as specified in 2396 anyway, ignores
> everythin after the last /, to speak informally), and making it
> illegal would render virtually all existing processors non-conformant.

On reflection, I reluctantly agree.

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does not walk now in Middle-earth; his kin that live still in latter days are
but memories of his girth and his majesty.  --"Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit"
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