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RE: Irony heaped on irony

From: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@icl.com>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 18:11:22 +0100
Message-ID: <93CB64052F94D211BC5D0010A800133101FDED92@wwmess3.bra01.icl.co.uk>
To: "'abrahams@acm.org'" <abrahams@acm.org>, David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>
Cc: John Aldridge <john.aldridge@informatix.co.uk>, xml-dev@xml.org, xml-uri@w3.org
> A namespace name need 
> not be associated with any object, real or virtual, at all.

And any such association is purely circumstantial and has no defined
meaning, as far as the current namespace spec is concerned.

The use of names beginning with "http://" when there was nothing you could
reach via the HTTP protocol was obviously an appalling decision (and I said
so at the time) but it's water under the bridge and too late to change.

Mike Kay
Received on Friday, 26 May 2000 13:09:39 UTC

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