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   RE: [xml-dev] Namespace terminology

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then I think it makes sense to say *that* (namespace names take the form of
URI references, but relative URIs are deprecated and should be avoided).

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Cowan [mailto:cowan@mercury.ccil.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 2:16 AM
> To: Julian Reschke
> Cc: John Cowan; Lars Marius Garshol; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Namespace terminology
> Julian Reschke scripsit:
> > So why do you say that a namespace name isn't (identified by) a URI
> > reference?
> Because we established with great pain some time ago that relative
> URIs are a Really, Really Bad Idea in namespace names.  They are
> not technically illegal, but they are very deprecated.
> --
> John Cowan           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
> cowan@ccil.org
> To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all.  There
> are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed
> the language
> that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful.
>         --_The Hobbit_


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