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Re: WD xhtml-modularization

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 08:19:21 -0600
Message-ID: <47692869.9060000@aptest.com>
To: Frank Ellermann <omniplex@freenet.de>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org

We have removed the comment that implies IRIs are encompassed, isntead 
deferring to XMLSCHEMA to define the anyURI datatype.

Thanks for your comment!

Frank Ellermann wrote:
> Hi, 
>
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-modularization/abstraction.html#dt_URI>
> claims that the type anyURI in XMLSCHEMA "includes what is now
> referred to as an \"IRI\" [RFC3987]."
>
> This is of course not the case, not all IRIs are URIs, RFC 3987 did
> not update or obsolete STD 66, RFC 3987 is a "proposed standard" and
> by definition (in RFC 2026) "immature" (in fact the author started
> to work on 3987bis), and the XMLSCHEMA reference in the WD got this
> right, see <http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#anyURI>
>
> Arguably the XMLSCHEMA references to RFC 2396 as amended by RFC 2732
> could be updated to reference to STD 66, but actually STD 66 already
> obsoletes RFC 2396 and RFC 2732.
>
>  Frank
>
>
>   

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