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Re: Injective Quality (Was: Re: URIs quack like a duck)

From: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 13:44:18 -0400
Message-ID: <034f01bfcb27$db893a70$0a2e249b@Synapse>
To: "Tim Berners-Lee" <timbl@w3.org>, <michaelm@netsol.com>, "Graham Klyne" <GK@dial.pipex.com>
Cc: <xml-uri@w3.org>
Tim,

if we define:
>
> URI equality  gives one form of sameness.  It is a low-level form.  For
any
> form
> of == other than URI string comparison, you have
>
>    u1 = u2   =>  R1 == R2
>
as applying to both absolute and relative URI references (and I argue that
since many 'absolute' URIs are in fact context dependent this isn't such an
unreasonable definition), isn't the namespace 'problem' solved?

Jonathan
Received on Wednesday, 31 May 2000 13:52:15 UTC

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