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RE: Resolving references against base URIs

From: Williams, Stuart <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 18:36:42 +0100
Message-ID: <5E13A1874524D411A876006008CD059F192AB1@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Paul Grosso'" <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org, uri@w3.org, "'Jeremy Carroll'" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Hi Paul,


> I now understand you to be pointing out that his answers for same document
> references are only correct if the first column--headed "Base"--is really
> the URL for the document itself (and not some other base URI  determined,
> say, by xml:base), am I understanding you correctly?

Yes, exactly.

> Assuming I am, I agree with you.  It is important that RDF and everyone
> else realize that use of XML Base requires compliance with RFC 2396 which
> requires that relative URI references consisting of just the fragment id
> ignore any base URI and instead always refer to a fragment id within the 
> current document.
> paul


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