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Re: [xliff] RE: ITS Module URI

From: Robin Cover <robin@oasis-open.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:20:18 -0600
Message-ID: <CADPQ6gi9cH0VE8jtXAU2eFWQANfkGQgw5nEeb_rr3Qc0ctXdOg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Yves Savourel <ysavourel@enlaso.com>
Cc: XLIFF Main List <xliff@lists.oasis-open.org>, public-i18n-its-ig@w3.org, Robin Cover <robin@oasis-open.org>

> But I think the URN is the official OASIS way:

Caveat: I didn't review the context (your application space), but in
general, and in the abstract:

URNs are not the "official" way to construct identifier components.   It's
true that some OASIS TCs (especially, those TCs started in years before
2005) use URNs, for various purposes, but OASIS Staff does not currently
recommend that practice.  Both methods work, for some purposes.  But not
for others.

Please see the guidance provided in the OASIS Naming Directives, where the
use of HTTP scheme URI references are discussed, for XML namespace names
and for any (related) kinds of identifiers

8. XML Namespace Identifiers and Namespace Documents

"Non-information resources using identifiers associated with XML namespaces
may be based upon any HTTP scheme URI XML namespace declared by the TC (
*i.e.*, identifiers for named properties, functions, dialects, faults,
actions, or any named message types)"


On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 10:58 AM, Yves Savourel <ysavourel@enlaso.com>

> I agree Jirka.
> But I think the URN is the official OASIS way:
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3121
> Cheers,
> -ys
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jirka Kosek [mailto:jirka@kosek.cz]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 7:35 AM
> To: Felix Sasaki; Yves Savourel
> Cc: XLIFF Main List; public-i18n-its-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: ITS Module URI
> On 26.11.2014 15:13, Felix Sasaki wrote:
> > the last mail I saw on this is here
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-i18n-its-ig/2014Nov/0029.ht
> > ml and we did not have a call or other mails on this later. Like you
> > wrote on above mail I am also fine with both.
> I'm probably coming to late at the party, but using URL instead of URN
> would be better IMHO, as there could be some documentation put on that URL.
> URNs tends to confuse people.
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