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   Re: [xml-dev] URIs are simply names was: Re: [xml-dev] "Abstract" URIs

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On Thursday 14 February 2002 12:25, you wrote:

> It should be clear up front what "flavor" of URI you have, and
> whether it does or does not denote some retrievable resource
> or whether it denotes some abstract resource -- or if it is
> in fact the actual resource (consider a data: URI). And that
> should be based on a formal classification of URI schemes and
> URI classes.

I always thought that's what the URN / URL distinction was for, but the W3C 
went and specified namespace URIs instead of URNs. Bastards.


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