Re: XML Base PER--what is a URI

>Without having discussed this response with the group yet (we shall this  
>afternoon), wouldn't the text below be exactly what the spec needs?
>   It would not be right for XML Base to define what strings
>   should be considered URIs.  That is entirely up to the XML
>   vocabulary in question.  This spec addresses the question:
>   *given* a relative URI, how is it resolved?

I have added a paragraph to the introduction (slightly less informally

  This specification does not attempt to specify which strings in a
  document are considered URIs. That is the responsibility of each XML
  vocabulary. The question addressed by this specification is: given a
  relative URI in an XML document, what base URI is it resolved against?

Please let us know whether you find this satisfactory.

-- Richard

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Received on Wednesday, 10 September 2008 11:42:17 UTC