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Re: Short namespace URIs for W3C TRs available

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2006 17:01:34 +0100
To: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
Cc: Chairs@w3.org, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bpse68i01.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Ian B. Jacobs writes:



> After announcing a proposal for short namespaces on www-tag [1]
> and sending the Chairs notice of the proposal [2], and receiving
> positive feedback on www-tag and from the Director, I have updated
> the "URIs for W3C Namespaces" [3] to include this text:

The reference should be to [1]

>  <new>
>  Director approval of a namespace URI is REQUIRED when the URI 
>  has the form http://www.w3.org/ns/ssss, where:
>       * ssss is a short string not causing confusion, alarm, or
>         embarrassment. For instance, the short string should not cause
>         confusion when used in both http://www.w3.org/TR/ and
>         http://www.w3.org/ns/ URIs.
>  </new>

Um, don't you mean 'NOT REQUIRED'?  Otherwise, there's no need or point
to this change, I think.

ht

[1] http://www.w3.org/2005/07/13-nsuri
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