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Re: XML Base PER--what is a URI

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 15:36:46 +0100
To: "Richard Tobin" <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org, "Roland Merrick" <roland_merrick@uk.ibm.com>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Message-ID: <op.unq37kidsmjzpq@acer3010>

On Wed, 05 Nov 2008 16:14:32 +0100, Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>  

> I have added a paragraph as follows:
>  This specification does not attempt to specify which text strings in a
>  document are to be interpreted as URIs. That is the responsibility of
>  each XML vocabulary. The question addressed by this specification is:
>  given a relative URI in an XML document, what base URI is it resolved
>  against?
> I hope this provides the necessary clarification.
> -- Richard

This is exactly what we were looking for. Many thanks, and apologies for  
the delay - for some reason I was sure I had replied already...

Best wishes,

Steven Pemberton
For the XHTML2 WG
Received on Wednesday, 14 January 2009 14:37:00 UTC

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