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Re: Short namespace URIs for W3C TRs available

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2006 15:34:41 +0200
To: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>, "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>, Chairs@w3.org, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tfifz3pw64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 07 Sep 2006 15:29:35 +0200, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org> 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

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