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   Re: URI concerns continue

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  • From: Matt Sergeant <matt@sergeant.org>
  • To: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 17:58:11 +0100 (BST)

On Tue, 11 Jul 2000, Eric van der Vlist wrote:

> Matt Sergeant wrote:
> > 
> > On Tue, 11 Jul 2000, Eric van der Vlist wrote:
> > 
> > >  - are relative references allowed ?
> > 
> > Can anyone give me a really good concrete use for relative namespace
> > URI's, aside from saving a few keystrokes?
> > 
> Don't bite ;=) !
> My point was just to ask people to acknowledge that the question should
> be answered before a new recommendation is published...

I thought my question was key to the point of whether your question should
even be asked at all... ;-)

Like Simon was saying in his previous diatribe [1], that maybe we
shouldn't be just inventing new uses of this technology without asking the
question of "is anyone going to use it?".

[1] I hope Simon doesn't find this insulting, or I'll never get asked to
dine with him again. See


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