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Response to comment on Namespaces in XML 1.1

From: <xml-names-editor@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2003 11:08:12 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200304221508.QAA25016@mcpherson.cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
To: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: xml-names-editor@w3.org

This is the XML Core Working Group's formal response to your comment
on the CR draft of Namespaces in XML 1.1.  If you sent more than one
comment, you will receive a reply for each.  Your comment is archived at 


Please let us know whether you accept our resolution of our comment,
or wish to have an objection formally recorded.  If we do not hear
from you within 10 days we will assume that you accept our response.

Re: Deprecating relative URI references in Namespaces 1.1

The decision to deprecate relative namespace URIs was a very controversial
one, resolved only by a ballot of the W3C XML Plenary Interest Group, and
we have decided that stirring up this hornets' nest again would be a mistake.
Received on Tuesday, 22 April 2003 14:23:55 UTC

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