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

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@ebuilt.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 15:55:53 -0800
To: "Clemm, Geoff" <gclemm@rational.com>
Cc: "'WebDAV'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20011128155553.D1986@waka.ebuilt.net>
On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 06:13:42PM -0500, Clemm, Geoff wrote:
> 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.

Maybe that should be said in the spec.

> 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.

Ah, finally an explanation that makes some sense!  I should have known it
was something as simple as XML being, well, XML-ish.

....Roy
Received on Wednesday, 28 November 2001 19:00:17 GMT

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