Re: Boeing XRI Use Cases wrote:
> Julian Rescke writes:


>> But <> is the namespaces specification 
>> for XML 1.1, right? <> (from the same 
>> date) still refers to RFC 3986 (URI).
> Fair enough.  I had forgotten that Namespaces 1.0 was republished at the 
> same time as, rather than superceded by Namespaces 1.1.  The question here 
> seems to be:  if one has in hand something like an XRI, must one in 
> general escape it for use as an XML  namespace name?  The answer seems to 
> be: no if the software you use supports Namespaces 1.1, yes if your 
> software supports only Namespaces 1.0.  That right? 

In theory: yes.

In practice, it probably doesn't make a difference (although I'd like 
that not to be the case :-)

BR, Julian

Received on Wednesday, 6 August 2008 14:29:16 UTC