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Re: XLink 1.1: 5.4 "URI reference" unclear

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 08:56:44 +0100
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <nchus1124jn4bahteu338iu2oqjl74atnd@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Norman Walsh wrote:
>/ Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> was heard to say:
>| Dear XML Core Working Group,
>|   http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xlink11-20050707/ section 5.4 notes "If
>| the URI reference is relative, its absolute version must be computed by
>| the method of [XML Base] before use." It is unclear which "URI
>| reference" is referred to here, please change the draft such that this
>| is clarified.
>I have amended the draft as follows:
><p>If the value of the <att>href</att> attribute is a relative URI,
>its absolute version
><termref def="dt-must">must</termref> be computed by the method of
><bibref ref="xbase"/> before use.</p>

What is a "relative URI"? What happens if the href attribute value is
not such a "relative URI" but e.g. contains a space or a non-ascii
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