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Re: IRIs everywhere (including XML namespaces)

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 15:07:00 -0800
Message-ID: <3DC1B794.6010802@textuality.com>
To: "Biron,Paul V" <Paul.V.Biron@kp.org>
Cc: "'Chris Lilley'" <chris@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Biron,Paul V wrote:

> >-----Original Message-----
> >From:	Chris Lilley [SMTP:chris@w3.org]
> >Sent:	Wednesday, October 30, 2002 12:40 PM
> >To:	www-tag@w3.org; Julian Reschke
> >Subject:	Re: IRIs everywhere (including XML namespaces)
> >
> >Of course, if XML Schema allowed a choice of list delimiters instead
> >of just space (commas, semicolons, etc)...
>
> If only...that's a very common request, but unfortunately, the schema 
> WG has declined the requests (most recently at our f2f a few weeks OK 
> as part of requirements discussion for v1.1) as a "slippery slope".  

Indeed.  Don't have time to look it up in the schema Rec; does it allow 
the possibility of explicitly marking up the elements in the list, e.g.

<schema-locs><loc href="uri1"/><loc href="uri2"/></schema-locs>

Seems like self-evidently the right thing to do; we do have markup for a 
reason. -Tim
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