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Use cases

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 14:05:18 -0400
Message-Id: <200005161803.OAA25586@hesketh.net>
To: <xml-uri@w3.org>
Are there any use cases for namespaces where relative URIs are actually
necessary?

Jonathan Robie's "playing around" scenario [1] is thought-provoking, but
not very convincing, at least for me.

Also, are there use cases today where people have really gone ahead with
relative URIs namespaces?

Other than fulfilling a dream of consistency, I can't see any good reason
to support relative URIs in namespaces - ever.


[1] - http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-uri/2000May/0011.html
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