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Re: URI terminology demystified (I18N details)

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2001 21:15:15 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20010923211434.03ec0b70@joy.songbird.com>
To: "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Jeremy,

I agree.  Especially your last paragraph, hence it is possibly outside our 
remit to fully fix this issue. :-(

#g
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At 11:23 AM 9/21/01 +0100, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> > 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,
>etc.).
>
>Agreed.
>
>The erratum
>http://www.w3.org/XML/xml-V10-2e-errata#E4
>
>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.
>
>Jeremy

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