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RE: [Minutes] 14 Apr 2003 TAG teleconf (... namespaceDocument-8)

From: Paul Cotton <pcotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 11:14:19 -0400
Message-ID: <E7AC4500EAB7A442ABA7521D1881439706324B56@tor-msg-01.northamerica.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Paul Denning" <pauld@mitre.org>, <www-tag@w3.org>
Cc: "Pulvermacher,Mary K." <PULVER@mitre.org>, "Scarano,James G." <jgs@mitre.org>

> Do you have a link for the "US Govt namespace recommendation"
mentioned
> below and at [1]?

Recommended XML Namespace for Government Organizations
GS301L1/March 2003
By Jessica L. Glace and Mark R. Crawford
http://www.xml.gov/documents/in_progress/namespacePolicyDraft.htm 

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Denning [mailto:pauld@mitre.org]
> Sent: April 23, 2003 6:46 PM
> To: www-tag@w3.org
> Cc: Pulvermacher,Mary K.; Scarano,James G.
> Subject: Re: [Minutes] 14 Apr 2003 TAG teleconf (...
namespaceDocument-8)
> 
> 
> Paul,
> Do you have a link for the "US Govt namespace recommendation"
mentioned
> below and at [1]?
> 
> The DoD has the DoD XML Registry [2], which has recently placed access
> restrictions so documents may not be generally available anymore.
They
> have a concept of "namespaces", which refers to communities of
> interest.  For example, Aerospace Operations (AOP) is one namespace,
which
> had published some guidelines [3].  At one point they were considering
> using URNs, then were considering registering a new URI scheme
> "xmlns".  Based on [4], they are reconsidering this approach.  They
are
> monitoring the W3C TAG for guidance.
> 
> I'll see what I can chase down regarding any policy statements for URL
or
> URNs in namespace URIs.
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2003/04/14-tag-summary.html#namespaceDocument-8
> [2] http://diides.ncr.disa.mil/xmlreg/user/index.cfm
> [3]
>
http://diides.ncr.disa.mil/xmlreg/user/Documents/AOPNamespaceConvention_
30
> Nov015.pdf
> [4] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/2003/webarch-20030321#URI-scheme
> 
> Paul
> 
> 
> At 11:51 AM 2003-04-15, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:
> >   2.5 namespaceDocument-8
> >
> >      * [28]namespaceDocument-8
> >           + Action TB 2003/04/07: Prepare RDDL Note. Include in
status
> >             section that there is TAG consensus that RDDL is a
suitable
> >             format for representations of an XML namespace. Clean up
> >             messy section 4 of RDDL draft and investigate and
publish a
> >             canonical mapping to RDF.
> >           + Action PC 2003/04/07: Prepare finding to answer this
issue,
> >             pointing to the RDDL Note.
> >
> >      [28] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/open-
> summary.html#namespaceDocument-8
> >
> >    [Ian]
> >           PC: In [29]TB's 16 theses, he includes "don't use URNs";
I'm
> >           not sure that the TAG has taken a position on that point.
> >           SW: I think we said it was important that namespace doc be
> both
> >           human- and machine-readable.
> >           TB: Jonathan is working on the RDDL part.
> >           PC: There's a US Govt namespace recommendatoin that
proposes
> to
> >           use URNs instead of URLs. {Draft policy}
> >
> >      [29] http://www.textuality.com/tag/Issue8.html
> 
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