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Re: Proposed positive text for XML Base

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 14:20:55 -0400
To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <20011010142055.B589@w3.org>
* David Orchard <david.orchard@bea.com> [2001-10-05 17:16-0700]
> I took Noah's excellent wording[1] and semantically NOTed it.  My attempt 
> follows.  Please note that this wording defines that relative URI's ARE 
> interpreted according to xml:base, therefore implementations must support 
> xml:base.  It seems to me that an application that doesn't support xml:base 
> but supports relative URIs is an undefined state.
> BASE URI's and Relative URI Resolution
> --------------------------------------
> Namespace declarations for the namespaces used in this specification (such 
> as http://www.w3.org/2001/06/soap-envelope) MUST be provided as absolute 
> URI's. Element or attribute names qualified with relative URI namespaces 
> are not recognized as matching the absolute names mandated by this 
> specification."

I think that we should add "as per the recommendation of the W3C XML
Plenary", and add an informative link to [2].

  2. http://www.w3.org/2000/09/xppa
Hugo Haas - W3C
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