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Re: XBL Namespace uses the data: scheme

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2006 01:59:34 +0000 (UTC)
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, dino@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0606290151241.4826@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 28 Jun 2006, Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Jun 2006 noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com wrote:
> >
> > I was just starting to work through the new XBL draft [1] and noticed:
> > 
> > "The namespace of all the XBL elements and XBL global attributes must be: 
> > data:,520e273a-62ad-4528-bb1e-9652bda76d62 "
> > 
> > I suspect there may be some pre-W3C history to this, but the choice 
> > doesn't seem consistent with the TAG's emerging consensus that providing 
> > retrievable representations for namespaces is a good thing [2].  Anyone 
> > know more about this and/or have an opinion as to whether the TAG should 
> > comment on this draft?  Thanks.
> 
> That's just a temporary namespace [...]

It's been pointed out to me that this isn't clear in the draft. My 
apologies, that was an oversight while preparing the draft for 
publication. I've updated the editor's draft version to explicitly point 
out that this is a temporary namespace.

   http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/2006/xbl2/Overview.html?content-type=text/html

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