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RE: [rdfmsQnameUriMapping-6] Algorithm for creating a URI from a QName in RDF Model?

From: Williams, Stuart <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 14:55:44 +0100
Message-ID: <5E13A1874524D411A876006008CD059F192BB4@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: "McBride, Brian" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, www-tag@w3.org
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> > I believe that a namespace is a resource, not a document fragment, and
> > as such, should be identified by a URI, not a URI reference.
> 
> Well. The XML namespaces recommendation allows URI references.

I'd really like to understand the positive rationale behind that choice in
the Namespace Rec.

Regards

Stuart
Received on Thursday, 23 May 2002 09:56:33 UTC

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