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Re: the case of two bats

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 11:54:42 -0400
Message-ID: <392563C2.65B7351B@reutershealth.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
Dan Connolly wrote:

> But does that motivate a special exception to make namespace
> identifier syntax different from identifiers for all
> other Web resources?

No.  What people say is calling for an exception is the fact that
we already blessed a different interpretation, and cannot afford
(morally) to orphan documents (and piss off document authors)
that depend on it.
 
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