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- From: Paul Tchistopolskii <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2000 16:16:43 -0800
What particular place in that document answers to my question ?
The only sentence which seems relevant is :
[Definition:] The attribute's value, a URI reference, is the namespace name identifying
the namespace. The namespace name, to serve its intended purpose, should have the
characteristics of uniqueness and persistence. It is not a goal that it be directly usable
for retrieval of a schema (if any exists). An example of a syntax that is designed with
these goals in mind is that for Uniform Resource Names [RFC2141]. However, it should be
noted that ordinary URLs can be managed in such a way as to achieve these same goals.
Why namespace looks exactly like URL when it is in fact not ?
Just to confuse people, right ?
I think that
Is better design than
> See http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml-names/
> From: Paul Tchistopolskii [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Why it is
> but not
> Why something which is not a URL and was not
> supposed to be a URL ( right? ) looks like URL ?