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   Re: Treaty of Wulai (was Re: simple question on namespaces.)

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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: Rick Jelliffe <ricko@allette.com.au>, xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2000 15:26:36 -0800

At 03:58 PM 29/12/00 +0800, Rick Jelliffe wrote:
>From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
>> So does this mean you want to formalize what you called the 'lucky dip'
>> earlier this year in regard to URIs, where there may be times when
>> (namespaceURI=schemaURI) works and other times where it doesn't?
>No, I think there can still be a convention established with respects the
>different uses.
>For example, the convention could be that dereferencng the namespace URI
>(when it is an http:, at least) results in:
>  * some definite kind of directory or resource discovery document, to be
>decided, which allows systematic retrieval of lots of different kinds of
>resource, including links to semantic and structural schemas;

Bingo! -Tim


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