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Re: Grinding to a halt on Issue 27.

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 16:21:36 +0200
Message-ID: <3EAFDBF0.4000808@expway.fr>
To: Joshua Allen <joshuaa@microsoft.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Joshua Allen wrote:
>>No, it's not. Namespaces clearly specifies that they are to be
>>differentiated based on string comparison. We know that IRIs will be 
>>strings. We can safely have a dependency on them, it'll never break
>>the spec. People using IRIs too early may get breakage, but otherwise 
>>everything will be fine.
> 
> This dance of "strcmp for namespaces and canonicalization for anyUri"
> has led to a status quo that is buggy and ambiguous, particularly for
> any non-trivial scenario.

Could you exemplify more clearly?

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Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
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