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Re: Significant W3C Confusion over Namespace Meaning and Policy

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 10:22:22 -0500
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-id: <873bvtevv5.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com> was heard to say:
[...]
| What counts is that it is clear which version of which
| model must be used to interpret the data, and ideally,
| each version of each model would be identified by a
| distinct URI which is communicated to the recieving
| agent and via which, information specifically about
| that particular version of that particular model could
| be obtained.

I'm hoping that the combination of namespace name and version will be
sufficient. Making the version a URI might be a good idea though,
since DocBook can be extended by others. (Without changing the
namespace!? Yep. Such has it always been with DocBook.)

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM / XML Standards Architect / Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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