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RE: Response to comment on Namespaces in XML 1.1

From: Richard Tobin <richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 12:51:08 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200305201151.MAA27532@sorley.cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
To: <xml-names-editor@w3.org>
Cc: "Larry Masinter" <LMM@acm.org>, "Martin Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>, "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>

> So the "good practice" is not just to avoid use of
> 'confusingly similar IRIs as namespace names', but to
> avoid use of URIs which have equivalent IRIs.

So, since the difference between IRIs and URIs is which characters
can be left unescaped, this would boil down to "don't use namespace
names with unnecessary escaping".  And because of the issue of case
in escapes, one might extend this to "don't use namespace names with
any escaped characters".  Does that seem reasonable?

-- Richard
Received on Tuesday, 20 May 2003 07:51:18 UTC

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