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Re: Irony heaped on irony

From: Paul W. Abrahams <abrahams@valinet.com>
Date: Sun, 21 May 2000 20:51:18 -0400
Message-ID: <39288486.6EC7E6DA@valinet.com>
To: xml-uri@w3.org
Matt Sergeant wrote:

> On Fri, 19 May 2000, james anderson wrote:
>
> >
> > Where the namespace rec defined namespace names such that "[it] is not a
> > goal that [a namespace URI] be directly uasble for retrieval of a
> > schema," but then proceeded to bind the xml prefix to a URI in the http
> > schema space, it was asking for trouble - a retrievable resource being a
> > part of the http semantic...
>
> There's nothing telling anyone to bind to a http URI. As I said in an
> earlier email, it's just a name.

The denotation is just a name.  But the connotation is a resource.   And the
connotation is what readers assume.

It reminds me of:



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Paul Abrahams
Received on Sunday, 21 May 2000 20:51:24 UTC

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