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Re: XML resource identifiers - time to rethink?

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 15:50:18 -0500
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: public-xml-core-wg <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1171399818.3923.67.camel@localhost>

On Thu, 2007-02-08 at 15:15 +0000, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
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> A further problem has been pointed out ([1] and following thread) -- I
> can't make our next call, but Philippe le Hegaret is checking with Ian
> Jacobs to see what our options are if we decided we wanted to rapidly
> publish a definition of XRIs separately, and then put normative
> references to that definition in xml:base 2e and XLink 1.1, without
> resetting their Process state if at all possible.

Talked to Ian and here is his opinion: don't publish the definition in a
non-TR document (it's not normative, no guarantees, etc.). His
preference is to duplicate the definition (pointing out in each one that
they'll be kept aligned).

Philippe
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