Re: ISSUE-41/ACTION-97 decentralized-extensibility

Laurens Holst wrote:
> Op 1-10-2009 11:13, Julian Reschke schreef:
>> No, that's an API problem. There are other APIs that use expanded 
>> names as identifiers.
> 
> Well correct me if Im wrong, but you have to use tuples. In XML 
> namespaces:
> 
> <asdf xmlns="http://example.org/">
> 
> is not identical to:
> 
> <df xmlns="http://example.org/as">

But you can use a notation which combines the tuple into a string, such 
as with the so-called Clark notation:

	{http://example.org/}asdf

> You can not simply concatenate the local name to the namespace. Although 

Nobody claimed that.

> you could join the strings with e.g. ## (because that is not a legal 
> part of an URI), but there is no such official standard supporting this 
> and thus you can only use it internally.

You don't need a standard, you need an agreement for senders and 
consumers. Several APIs use the Clark notation for that.

> ...

BR, Julian

Received on Thursday, 1 October 2009 14:05:23 UTC