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Re: draft-duerst-iri-07.txt: 2 week mailing list last call

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 15:11:39 +0900
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To: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>, public-iri@w3.org

Hello Graham,

At 09:42 04/05/19 +0100, Graham Klyne wrote:

>At 12:07 19/05/04 +0900, Martin Duerst wrote:
>>Coming back to your original point, I have reworded
>>    For comparison, such conversions MUST only be done on the fly,
>>    while retaining the original IRI.
>>    In order to conserve the original IRIs, such conversions SHOULD
>>    only be done on the fly, while retaining the IRIs.
>I think that's better, but I still think it is making normative statements 
>about implementation technique, which was the point of my original 
>comment.  (And I think the normative point you do want to make really 
>should be a MUST!)
>For example, I think this this might say what you want without dictating 
>If the IRI is to be passed to another application, or used further in some 
>other way, its original form MUST be preserved;  the conversion described 
>here should be performed only for the purpose of local comparison.

Okay, now I understand: You wanted the 'on the fly' removed, because
this would have forbidden caching,... I have used your text, and
tentatively closed this issue.

Regards,    Martin.
Received on Thursday, 20 May 2004 02:14:52 UTC

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