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

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 17:29:16 -0400
Message-ID: <39230F2C.AAA1B536@reutershealth.com>
To: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
Al Gilman wrote:

>  The scope that will be searched for the
> object named ./abc will vary with the access method or path used initially
> to access the file.

Technically, used initially to *specify* the resource, whether it was actually
used for access or not.  (A smart client could notice that an ftp:
URL was local and go directly to the file system, though AFAIK none do.)

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