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Re: ID: draft-ietf-webdav-bind-05

From: Ted Hardie <hardie@qualcomm.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 13:04:06 -0700
Message-Id: <p06110407bcff90aadc76@[]>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Joe Hildebrand <joe@cursive.net>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

At 9:41 PM +0200 6/23/04, Julian Reschke wrote:
>Ted Hardie wrote:
>>That's not my reading of http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-xml-names-19990114;
>>you seem to believe that a URI reference used as namespace cannot be the
>>bare scheme.  The "qualified names" discussion seems to contradict this
>>view, at least in my reading.
>"DAV:" isn't a RFC2396-compliant URI reference either, because it 
>starts with a scheme name.

I think you're mistaking an ABNF change between 2396 and 2396bis for
an architectural point.  If you go back to 1738, the predecessor to 2396,
the schemepart's inclusion of *xchar clearly allows zero according
to the rules of the BNF syntax it references from 822 (see 2.4 in
RFC 822).
				Ted Hardie
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