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Re: IETF XML formats use lots of URNs for namespace names

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 12:31:38 +0100
To: ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <424fc616.556034796@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Henry S. Thompson wrote:
>So it turns out this is based on something called the IETF XML
>Registry (RFC 3688) [1], which seems to me to interact with various
>aspects of Web architecture.  It provides for 'registering' assigned
>URNs for namespaces, DTDs, W3C XML/RDF Schemas and public identifiers.
>
>It mandates the creation of a server by IANA (not yet in existence, I
>don't think), which will serve the definitive definition of the
>registered things.  It also says that you shouldn't count on the
>server to give you DTDs or schema documents . . .

http://www.iana.org/assignments/xml-registry/ does exist.
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