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Re: Namespaces and namespace names: a new synthesis?

From: Liam Quin <liam@holoweb.net>
Date: Sat, 27 May 2000 15:43:56 -0400
To: xml-uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20000527154356.A77689@dirk.holoweb.net>
Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
>John Cowan wrote:
>> Liam Quin scripsit:
>> > Finally, it would make sense to abandon the idea of having a URI in there
>> > at all, and use a formally defined name, preferably one that does not
>> > start with "http:" in any examples :-)
>> Then you lose the advantage of leveraging the existing infrastructure
>> to help you assign a unique name.

Not true (as I have said)

> True.  But that leverage may come at too high a price.

If you want a URI, you'd better define what's at the end of it.

If you want a name, use a name.


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