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Re: Link: relation registry and 303

From: Robin Cover <robin@oasis-open.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 14:54:05 -0500 (EST)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
cc: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0901281451150.2849@fs00.ma0.oasis-open.net>

> So is a namespace an information resource?

I don't know what the TAG members think at this time, but
the Finding "Associating Resources with Namespaces"
(TAG Finding 25 June 2008) seems to have said "no":

"namespaces are not information resources"


  - Robin

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On Wed, 28 Jan 2009, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Jonathan Rees wrote:
>> ...
>> 1. Anyone doing HTTP GETs is going to have to deal with 2xx for things
>> that are not NDOOSes, since this happens in so many cases, e.g. XML
>> namespaces.  To attempt to put this kind of semantics into 2xx is a
>> lost cause.
>> ...
> Speaking of which, a GET on http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml redirects (301) to 
> http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/, which returns application/xhtml+xml with a 
> status 200.
> So is a namespace an information resource? If yes, why can't a relation be an 
> information resource as well?
> BR, Julian
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