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Re: Referencing URI and IRI in XML specs

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 09:26:10 -0400
To: Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1150205170.7613.15.camel@localhost>

On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 14:13 +0100, Richard Tobin wrote:
> > Looking at the editors draft of XML 1.0, XML 1.1, XML Namespaces 1.0,
> > and XML Namespaces 1.1, I noticed that all of them reference RFC 2396.
> > Shouldn't they reference the new RFC 3986 instead?
> I don't think this makes much difference.  And if it does make a
> difference, we shouldn't change it at this late stage.

It does not, since IETF policy is to deprecate an RFC in favor of its
updated version. I didn't mean to suggest to update for the PER either.
The drafts are ready now. But I don't see why it can't be done for the
REC version.

> > Also, the date on the IRI spec in XML Namespaces 1.1 needs to be updated
> > s/October 26, 2003/January 2005/. And the URI for RFC 3987 is
> > http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3987.txt.
> Oops.  I've checked in a new version.
> > The date for XML 1.1 will also need an update (maybe at REC time).
> Should it refer explicitly to the second edition?  And should Namespaces
> 1.0 be updated to refer to the fourth edition?

One way to resolve that would be to simply remove the date, so that you
don't have to update each time.

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