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

From: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 10:16:22 +0100
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To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, public-iri@w3.org


Looks good to me:  I support closure.  Thanks.


At 15:11 20/05/04 +0900, Martin Duerst wrote:
>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.

Graham Klyne
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