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RE: Response to comment on Namespaces in XML 1.1

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 08:10:03 -0400
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To: Richard Tobin <richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>, <xml-names-editor@w3.org>
Cc: "Larry Masinter" <LMM@acm.org>, "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>

As a guideline, this looks very reasonable.

Regards,   Martin.

At 12:51 03/05/20 +0100, Richard Tobin wrote:
> > So the "good practice" is not just to avoid use of
> > 'confusingly similar IRIs as namespace names', but to
> > avoid use of URIs which have equivalent IRIs.
>So, since the difference between IRIs and URIs is which characters
>can be left unescaped, this would boil down to "don't use namespace
>names with unnecessary escaping".  And because of the issue of case
>in escapes, one might extend this to "don't use namespace names with
>any escaped characters".  Does that seem reasonable?
>-- Richard
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