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RE: [URIEquivalence-15] Namespaces in XML -- URI, IRIs and equivalence

From: Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 10:54:18 -0700
To: "'Tim Bray'" <tbray@textuality.com>, <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001401c20e4c$58696240$fb462099@masinter>

>    [Definition:] URI references which identify namespaces are
>    considered identical when they are exactly the same
>    character-for-character.
> Fortunately <snicker> "character-by-character" is a 
> sufficiently elastic phrase to leave us an escape hatch
> I think we can coherently assert and (probably should)
> that character-by-character means that %6a and %6A 
> and 'j' are the same character. -Tim

It's imperative that you don't treat %2f and '/' as the
same character, so I'm not sure how coherent it would be.
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