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Re: When are two URIs equivalent?

From: <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 13:58:51 -0400
To: LM@att.com (Larry Masinter)
cc: xml-uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <852568E8.0062C41E.00@D51MTA03.pok.ibm.com>
>Namespace names should be defined to be strings, selected
>from the space of valid URI strings, for which byte-by-byte
>equivalence is an appropriate equivalence relation.
>I'm not sure this fits into any of the choices you've indicated.

If you really mean URI, that's the FORBID solution. URIs don't support the
relative syntax.

If you intended to allow the URI Reference syntax (which includes relative
references) but still store and compare the names as strings, that's the
LITERAL solution.

Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Tuesday, 23 May 2000 13:59:34 UTC

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