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   Re: [xml-dev] URIs harmful

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[Mike Brown]

> Thomas B. Passin wrote:
> > It would probably have been better if the W3C had said that, if you want
> > have a pure identifier that is not intended to give network access to a
> > resource, then use the w3c-ndi: scheme ("W3C Non-dereferenceable
> > or some such, and to have issued an RFC that specified exactly those
> > semantics.
> "Non-dereferenceable identifier" would be an oxymoron, according to some,
> and depending on the definition of dereference, I would agree! :)

:-) Could be, Mike, but I bet everyone reading it knows just what I
intended!  Call it what you will, a special scheme for these things could
make sense.


Tom P


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