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RE: IRI-Everywhere

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 16:21:10 +0100
To: www-tag@w3.org

(more on spaces in IRIs).

An observation I have not seen is that anyURI limits spaces significantly
with the rather obscure constraining facet whiteSpace=collapse. (I hadn't
notice this until now).

This means that an anyURI does not:
- start with a space
- end with a space
- contain double space inside it
- contain #xA #xD or #x9

The IRI in namespaces 1.1 allows for all of these possibilites (possibility
not the first, since namespace IRIs have to be absolute.)

I am not sure what the IRI draft permits.

Received on Monday, 25 November 2002 10:22:01 UTC

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