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Re: Namespace names: a modification of a semi-serious proposal

From: Clark C. Evans <cce@clarkevans.com>
Date: Sun, 28 May 2000 11:35:21 -0400 (EDT)
To: David Carlisle <david@dcarlisle.demon.co.uk>
cc: cce@clarkevans.com, xml-uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10005281131330.17513-100000@clarkevans.com>
On Sun, 28 May 2000, David Carlisle wrote:
> > What use would "mid:" or "cid:" have as a namespace name?
>
> The very purpose for which namespaces are designed.
> They provide globally unique identifiers without the need to wait
> for iso to give you an FPI prefix.

IMHO,  "data:com.clarkevans.timesheet.submit" 
or     "http:\\clarkevans.com\timesheet\submit.xml"
are just as unique, and far more readable.
Received on Sunday, 28 May 2000 11:31:18 UTC

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