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> From: John Cowan [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 11:29 PM
> To: Lars Marius Garshol
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Namespace terminology
> Lars Marius Garshol wrote:
> > I started out using "namespace name", but it turns out that
> > this is what the namespace URI is called.
> >  Why? It's the namespace URI, it doesn't need any more names.
> Because it's not technically a URI in all cases; it is a URI
> with optional fragment identifier. Which is not the same
> as a URI reference, which is either a URI or a relative URL,
> either one with optional fragment identifier.
URI-reference = [ absoluteURI | relativeURI ] [ "#" fragment ]
XML namespaces says:
An XML namespace is a collection of names, identified by a URI reference...
So why do you say that a namespace name isn't (identified by) a URI