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RE: RFC2518 (WebDAV) / RFC2396 (URI) inconsistency

From: Clemm, Geoff <gclemm@rational.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 18:13:42 -0500
Message-ID: <3906C56A7BD1F54593344C05BD1374B103F8AD97@SUS-MA1IT01>
To: "'WebDAV'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
I do not understand your point here.

WebDAV uses XML namespaces to provide extensibility for
property names, not because it lets the examples
be shorter.

If you are going to use namespaces,
you have to have an xmlns declaration, and "D:" is as good
a choice for a namespace identifier as any other.


-----Original Message-----
From: Roy T. Fielding [mailto:fielding@ebuilt.com]

I still think it is incredibly stupid for the webdav examples to be using
"D:" as an xmlns, since the only thing that accomplishes is an unnecessary
dependency on XML namespaces.
Received on Wednesday, 28 November 2001 18:14:21 UTC

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