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Re: URI terminology demystified (I18N details)

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 11:23:03 +0100
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> I have no problem with that position.  I just don't think it's clear from
> the XML spec (for system identifiers), the XML namespace spec (for
> namespace URIs), or the current RDF spec (for URI-valued attributes,


The erratum

is the only clear statement I've seen in the specs you've menetioned that I
am aware of.

I think charmod is fairly clear.

Given the lack of clarity of the current RDF spec on this issue I think we
can clarify it in accordance with charmod and allow international RI, which
the RDF/XML processor has to UTF-8-RFC 2396 escape.

I agree wholeheartedly with your desire for a clear statement of that.

The main problem I see is with name-spaces. Given XML namespace's silence on
the issue, maybe it means that these are already US-Ascii, which would be
ugly since we would then be mixing two different forms for the same URI.

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