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Re: namespace names [was: Concern with URI normalization text; proposed change]

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 16:16:34 -0700
Cc: uri@w3.org
To: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
Message-Id: <7261F224-8820-11D8-9CC7-000393753936@gbiv.com>

On Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at 01:58  PM, Paul Grosso wrote:
> At 13:23 2004 04 06 -0700, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>
>>> For example, if a URI http:/example.org/namespace is used as an XML 
>>> Namespace the similar URIs HTTP:/example.org/namespace or
>>> http:/example.org:80/namespace are not names for the same XML 
>>> namespace.
>>
>> Yes they are.
>
> No, they aren't names for the same XML namespace
> even if they point to the same resource in all cases.

Then they aren't URIs.  They are strings of no significance whatsoever
and this discussion does not apply.

....Roy
Received on Tuesday, 6 April 2004 19:16:47 UTC

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