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Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> Joe English wrote:
> > Two URIs are equal when they are textually identical. Period.
> This was hotly contested and never really answered during the battle of
> relative URI references on firstname.lastname@example.org.
> Can you cite some chapter and verse to back this up? It's how namespace
> processing works, per Namespaces in XML, but I've never found anything
> that claims this is true across all URI schemes.
No, just the Namespaces REC (1. "Motivation and Summary",
paragraph 5 [Definition: identity]). Outside of that I
haven't seen an official ruling.
Oddly enough, the RDF M&S spec seems to be silent on the issue.
I'd guess that for most other specs the issue simply never