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Re: Namespace-by-retrieval is consistent and coherent

From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
Date: Sat, 27 May 100 22:28:53 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200005280228.WAA22279@locke.ccil.org>
To: tbray@textuality.com (Tim Bray)
Cc: xml-uri@w3.org
Tim Bray scripsit:

> At the end of the day, there are only two consistent positions regarding
> comparison and equivalence of namespace names:
> 
> 1. byte-for-byte string comparison of the namespace name as given
> 2. byte-for-byte comparison of the indicated resource after retrieving it

> All of the intervening positions are fatally compromised IMHO.  

Why is the "data URI" proposal fatally compromised?

-- 
John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
	Yes, I know the message date is bogus.  I can't help it.
		--me, on far too many occasions
Received on Saturday, 27 May 2000 22:04:55 UTC

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