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RE: requesting XML records

From: Matthew Dovey <matthew.dovey@las.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 08:49:12 +0100
Message-ID: <149B1E6A2147804D9651886835D1999A200805@sers004.ouls.ox.ac.uk>
To: "Andy Powell" <a.powell@UKOLN.AC.UK>, "Ray Denenberg" <raydenenberg@starpower.net>
Cc: <www-zig@w3.org>

> 5) URIs in the ESN should be used to uniquely name one 
> schema.  I.e. URIs
>    should not be used to name more than one schema and each 
> schema should,
>    as far as possible, only be assigned one URI.

I can't see how the latter can be achieved without some kind of
registry, apart from perhap within the context of a profile.

As regards the former, you could argue that a URI might refer to
multiple acceptable schema - e.g. Theo's DCX effectively references any
schema which uses DC terms.

Matthew
Received on Monday, 31 March 2003 02:49:14 GMT

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