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A minor point about xmlns=""

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 13:24:59 -0400
Message-ID: <3921846B.233CEF4D@reutershealth.com>
To: "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
Has the empty URI reference "" a definite meaning according to the
rules of URI syntax?  In other words, does it resolve to a specific
absolute URI, given a certain base URI?

If so, that would conflict with its special interpretation as the
value of an "xmlns" attribute.

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