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- From: David Megginson <email@example.com>
- To: "'XML Dev'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 31 May 1999 09:15:27 -0400 (EDT)
Didier PH Martin writes:
> 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.
It's not the same.
Imagine, instead, that you are on a LAN with static IP addresses and
haven't had one assigned to your box. You call the sysadmin, and she
says "don't worry, just make one up -- if TCP/IP suddenly stops
working, you can increment the address and try again until
> 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.
It certainly sounds easy enough -- as I mentioned, once there are
well-defined NIDs available, they will be useful for XML namespaces.
Where is the list of NIDs registered with IANA so far?
Thanks, and all the best,
David Megginson email@example.com
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