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Re: Issue 502 is closed

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 09:29:59 +0900
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To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, I18n WSTF <public-i18n-ws@w3.org>
Cc: xmlp-comments@w3.org

Hello Yves, others,

This is at this moment just a personal comment.

At 20:22 04/09/24 +0200, Yves Lafon wrote:
>On Thu, 2 Sep 2004, A. Vine wrote:
>[issue 502 [1] covers the points 5 and 6 of your email [2]. ]
>The XMLP WG decided to close issue 502 with the following resolution:
>point 5:
>The following text was added to section 4.2.2:
>The value of the resource attribute information SHOULD be a URI Reference 
>as defined in RFC 2396 including ammendments to that definition found in 
>RFC 2732.

So that means that you explicitly exclude IRIs. This is of course
not what we asked for. Any good reason for this? Without any
justification, I cannot immagine how we could agree to such
a resolution.

>point 6:
>The following text was added in section 4.1:
>URIs that are character for character identical MUST be considered equal 
>when using a representation header to resolve a web reference; URIs that 
>are considered equal according to the URI scheme of the URI SHOULD be 
>considered equal.

This looks like nice compromizy language. But how do you guarantee

>Please note that the use of the Representation header does NOT mandate 
>that its content is the authoritative representation of the resource. Nor 
>what an application must do with it.

This seems to be orthogonal to the points above. Any reason for why
you have mentioned it here?

Regards,    Martin.

>Please let the Working Group know if that resolution is acceptable or not
>as soon as possible.
>[1] http://www.w3.org/2000/xp/Group/xmlp-cr-issues.html#x502
>[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xmlp-comments/2004Sep/0000.html
>Yves Lafon - W3C
>"Baroula que barouleras, au ti騏 toujou t'entourneras."
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