W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-xml-core-wg@w3.org > August 2008

NS 1.0 issue with URI vrs IRI (versus LEIRI) [was: Boeing XRI Use Cases]

From: Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2008 11:13:59 -0400
Message-ID: <CF83BAA719FD2C439D25CBB1C9D1D3020C49D568@HQ-MAIL4.ptcnet.ptc.com>
To: <public-xml-core-wg@w3.org>

Looks like we might want to consider this point when
we issue the next edition of Namespaces 1.0.


-----Original Message-----
From: www-tag-request@w3.org On Behalf Of Julian Reschke
Sent: Wednesday, 2008 August 06 2:01
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
Cc: John Bradley; Booth, David (HP Software - Boston); Henry S.
Thompson; www-tag@w3.org
Subject: Re: Boeing XRI Use Cases

noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com wrote:
> John Bradely writes:
>> A IRI is NOT a URI,  it would be WRONG to use a IRI in an XML 
>> document for name-spacing.
>> The XML specs are clear and unambiguous use a URI.
> Well, they do seem to me to be clear, but I read them differently than
> do I'm afraid ;-).  From the XML Namespaces 1.1 Recommendation [1]:
> "Abstract: XML namespaces provide a simple method for qualifying
> and attribute names used in Extensible Markup Language documents by 
> associating them with namespaces identified by IRI references."
> and indeed the formal definition [2] says:
> "[Definition: An XML namespace is identified by an IRI reference 
> [RFC3987]; element and attribute names may be placed in an XML
> using the mechanisms described in this specification. ]"
> ...

But <http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-names11/> is the namespaces specification 
for XML 1.1, right? <http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-names> (from the same 
date) still refers to RFC 3986 (URI).

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 6 August 2008 15:15:47 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 21:16:39 UTC