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Re: Latest XLink Candidate Recommendation

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 11:50:00 -0400
Message-ID: <396B4228.29E3DE82@reutershealth.com>
To: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
CC: Graham Klyne <GK@dial.pipex.com>, "Eve L. Maler" <Eve.Maler@east.sun.com>, xml-uri@w3.org, www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
"Simon St.Laurent" wrote:

>  I'd strongly prefer that XLink
> require URI references, should it use them at all as identifiers, to be
> absolutized by the authors - i.e., forbid relative URI references and
> require literal comparison of strings.

I agree, I agree, but please send it to www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org,
so that your views get on file.  (Actually, don't bother; I've
forwarded *this* message there.

> Otherwise we'll have all the same comparison issues we've debated here ad
> nauseam inflicted on XLink.  If the RDF community enjoys that burden,
> they're welcome to it, but I'd rather not drop comparison issues on yet
> another audience.


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