Re: Short namespace URIs for W3C TRs available

On Thu, 07 Sep 2006 15:29:35 +0200, Mark Baker <> wrote:
> And since you mention "#", I think the policy should definitely say
> something about it as another possible trailing character, but again,
> in the context of picking a standard so that names become consistent
> and predictable (as much as possible).
> I suppose I should at least propose a strawman, so here it is;
> - SHOULD use a trailing "/"
> - SHOULD NOT use a trailing "#"

For all formats intended to integrate with HTML or SVG at some point:

  - SHOULD NOT use a trailing anything

It's already hard enough to remember the namespace for HTML, SVG, XLink  
and--god forbid--XML.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Thursday, 7 September 2006 13:35:27 UTC