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Re: Namespaces and namespace names: a new synthesis?

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: Sun, 28 May 2000 09:46:59 -0400
Message-Id: <200005281344.JAA08440@hesketh.net>
To: xml-uri@w3.org
At 08:48 PM 5/27/00 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
>But yes: preserve the existing behavior, but on a foundation that makes
>namespaces resources.

What does 'making namespaces resources' actually do?

What is the resource nature of a namespace?

I see no such thing in the original spec, and while I can gather some
glimmers from Tim's Web architecture piece, I still feel that I lack any
_strong_ sense of why namespaces should/must _be_ resources rather than be
possible connections to resources.


Simon St.Laurent
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