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Re: Namespace name: better to use URN or URL?

David Brownell wrote:
> Well, the UUID scheme would seem to contradict that.  "uuidgen.exe"
> on Win32 generates UUIDs, as I recall, and the prefix "urn:uuid:" turns
> one nicely into a URN ... you're safe in most cases from reusing UUIDs
> that you generate like that.

Do we really need these long strings of random numbers polluting our XML
instance documents? A huge advantage of 'URL's, besides looking nicer :-) is
that the namespace designer can place some documentation at the location
referenced by the namespace URI. This is a large part of the motivation
behind RDDL.