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Re: Bugzilla issue 10, was: Plan to resolve issues in 2518bis

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 23:26:45 +0200
Message-ID: <43541715.2000509@gmx.de>
To: Bernard Desruisseaux <bernard.desruisseaux@oracle.com>
CC: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>, Cullen Jennings <fluffy@cisco.com>, Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>, WebDav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org

Bernard Desruisseaux wrote:
> Item 21: Rely on namespace URIs, not prefixes
>   A WebDAV server should be allowed to change any
>   namespace prefix.  "It's the URI that counts,
>   not the prefix".
> ...

It's the W3C who started to treat prefixes as significant; so even
though it may have been a bad idea in the first place, the cat is out of
the bag. Note that prefixes are also part of the most widely used XML
data models (DOM, XPath, XML Infoset).

Best regards,

Received on Monday, 17 October 2005 21:26:59 UTC

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