OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   RE: Overloaded URIs must GO!

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]
  • From: "Didier PH Martin" <martind@netfolder.com>
  • To: "'XML Dev'" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Sat, 29 May 1999 10:29:59 -0400

Hi david,

David said:
The problem is that there are no authoritative specifications for any
URN namespaces except the IETF one.  If I wanted to use a URN for an
XML Namespace today, how would I construct it without using an x-* URN

Didier says:
Of course this name space (NID) was presented to IANA.

There is a paper explaining the name space registration process. You can
register your own name space. The IETF name space is here just as an
example. Just imagine a second what would be your reaction if I would come
to you and says that I cannot create a XML document because there is no
official DTD for the document. A second, just imagine that.

If you want a name space just register it to IANA (in case you want to make
it official). And you don't need to put a "x-". If you choose hname for your
"NID" and if its not already registered than that's it you have this NID for
all your URNs.

Didier PH Martin

xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1
To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@ic.ac.uk the following message;
(un)subscribe xml-dev
To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@ic.ac.uk the following message;
subscribe xml-dev-digest
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@ic.ac.uk)


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS