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Re: ACL proposal comments

From: Tim Ellison <Tim_Ellison@uk.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2001 10:40:54 +0100
To: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OFFF4D2C40.5ABABA78-ON80256A7F.0034E370@portsmouth.uk.ibm.com>
Alan Kent <ajk@mds.rmit.edu.au> wrote:

> One comment - it says that XML namespace semantics are the
> same as those of WebDAV. Talking to people locally seems
> to indicate that the WebDAV interpretation of XML namespaces
> is not conformant to the XML namespace recommendation. Should
> ACL base the namespace interpretation on WebDAV, or on the
> XML namespaces specification? The ACL spec explicitly references
> the WebDAV RFC by number, so if a new WebDAV spec came along
> supporting the "official" XML namespace interpretation, then
> the spec would be out of date already. (Not a big deal - and
> probably no solution.)

RFC2518 has to be read in conjunction with the issues list cum addendum
which is at

(in particular see XML_NS)

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