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Re: XML Base PER--LEIRI characters and an example

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2008 14:22:58 +0100
To: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uj5d4kwqsmjzpq@acer3010>

Paul,

Many thanks. This is perfectly acceptable to the XHTML2 WG.

Best wishes,

Steven Pemberton
For the XHTML2 WG

On Tue, 09 Sep 2008 18:31:23 +0200, Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com> wrote:

> Thank you for your comments at
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-xml-linking-comments/2008AprJun/
> 0011
> on the XML Base Second Edition PER.
>
> Regarding:
>
>> The value of the xml:base attribute is interpreted
>> as a Legacy Extended IRI (LEIRI). The characters
>> allowed in a LEIRI include %x0-1F which aren't all
>> allowed in XML 1.0; maybe a note to point out that
>> xml:base doesn't support all Legacy Extended IRIs but
>> only a subset would be welcome.
>
>> It would be nice to have an example of an xml:base
>> with an actual IRI in it.
>
> The XML Core WG has reviewed these comments and agrees to
> make the following clarifications to XML Base Second Edition:
>
> We will add a parenthetical comment in section 3.1:
> "However, some characters allowed in LEIRIs are not
> legal XML characters and cannot therefore appear in
> xml:base values."
>
> We have added an example in section 3.1 containing an
> xml:base attribute whose value is an IRI (not just a URI).
>
> See also
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-xml-linking-comments/2008JulSep/
> 0000
> for previous reponses.
>
>
> We hope to transition XML Base to Recommendation within
> the next few weeks.  Please let us know if you accept
> our disposition of these comments as soon as feasible.
> If we have not heard by September 22, we will assume
> you have no objection to our resolution.
>
> Paul Grosso
> for the XML Core WG
Received on Wednesday, 5 November 2008 13:23:16 UTC

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