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Re: Are *relative* URIs as namespace nemes considered harmful?

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 14:19:19 -0400
Message-ID: <39219127.7ACC1EEB@reutershealth.com>
To: "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
keshlam@us.ibm.com wrote:

> Relative URIs are a fine thing when you want them to resolve differently as
> you move a group of files from place to place. But namespace names do not
> want that behavior; the expanded name {nsuri}localname wants to stay
> _stable_ as the document is relocated.

Well, then don't use them if that's the property you want *your* names to
have.

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