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RE: TB16 Re: Comments on arch doc draft

From: Dare Obasanjo <dareo@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 13:48:17 -0700
Message-ID: <8BD7226E07DDFF49AF5EF4030ACE0B7E06621D78@red-msg-06.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
Cc: "Tim Berners-Lee" <timbl@w3.org>, "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>, <www-tag@w3.org>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian B. Jacobs [mailto:ij@w3.org] 
> Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 11:45 AM
> To: Dare Obasanjo
> Cc: Tim Berners-Lee; Tim Bray; www-tag@w3.org
> Subject: Re: TB16 Re: Comments on arch doc draft
> It is my understanding that at the TAG's 12 Feb 2002 
> face-to-face meeting [2], there was a lot of agreement that 
> namespace URIs should be dereferencable (to find useful 
> explanatory material).

Since URIs comprise the set of URNs as well as URLs I'm not sure exactly
how one can state that namespace names should be dereferencable if there
is no uniform mechanism for dereferencing URNs nor is it clear whether
they were originally designed to be dereferenced. 
In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared minds.. 

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