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Re: [charmodReview-17] replacing all URIs with IRIs

From: <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Mon, 27 May 2002 17:40:35 +0100
Message-ID: <T5b1f6ea447c407b7078d8@reuters.com>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Jeremy,

On 27/05/2002 17:13:18 Jeremy Carroll wrote:
[...]

> My main architectural level concern is what will happen with XML
> Namespaces 1.1.
> It would be odd for RDF (and a number of other specs) to be using IRIs
> (or something similar but not quite - IRI draft is not cooked) while the
> core use of URIs in XML was still US-ASCII only.

We must distinguish between XML Namespaces, where the situation is, at
the very least, ambiguous, and XML itself.  The latter unambiguously
permits UTF-8 URIs.

> I hope that a number of specs that are at or near last call including:
> - charmod
> - XML 1.1, XML Namespaces 1.1
> - RDF *
>
> will all show a consistent approach to URI refs and their
> internationalization.

Agreed.

Misha

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