W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-tag@w3.org > January 2004

Re: Use cases for relative URIs as namespace names

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 14:29:44 -0500
Message-Id: <p06010203bc41b23210b5@[192.168.254.4]>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: 'www-tag@w3.org' <www-tag@w3.org>

I recently noticed that the OASIS XSLT test suite makes use of 
"relative" namespace URIs in a number of cases. However, in all the 
examples I inspected, this did not appear to be necessary. Most of 
the time it was either something like using www.example.com instead 
of http://www.example.com or using something like "Name" instead of 
thinking of a full URI. NO case I looked at seemed to actually need a 
relative namespace URI.
-- 

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   elharo@metalab.unc.edu
   Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)
   http://www.cafeconleche.org/books/effectivexml
   http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN%3D0321150406/ref%3Dnosim/cafeaulaitA
Received on Saturday, 31 January 2004 14:46:11 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Thursday, 26 April 2012 12:47:23 GMT