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Re: Short namespace URIs for W3C TRs available

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006 13:47:20 -0400
Message-Id: <0FF0AFF1-F04C-45AC-A5E2-50390866E85A@w3.org>
Cc: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>, "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>, Chairs@w3.org, www-tag@w3.org
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

So Anne, given that RDF creates URIs by concatenating the namespace  
name with the namespace, would you have URIs like

http://opera.com/peopleanne

Or would yo have another policy for RDF?

RDF was the original requesting technology for namespaces.

Tim

On Sep 7, 2006, at 9:34, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>
> On Thu, 07 Sep 2006 15:29:35 +0200, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>  
> wrote:
>> And since you mention "#", I think the policy should definitely say
>> something about it as another possible trailing character, but again,
>> in the context of picking a standard so that names become consistent
>> and predictable (as much as possible).
>>
>> I suppose I should at least propose a strawman, so here it is;
>>
>> - SHOULD use a trailing "/"
>> - SHOULD NOT use a trailing "#"
>
> For all formats intended to integrate with HTML or SVG at some point:
>
>  - SHOULD NOT use a trailing anything
>
> It's already hard enough to remember the namespace for HTML, SVG,  
> XLink and--god forbid--XML.
>
>
> -- 
> Anne van Kesteren
> <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
> <http://www.opera.com/>
>
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