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   RE: [xml-dev] URIs harmful

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> The bottom line is that allowing http://blah etc. syntax to be treated
> a non-deferenceable URI doesn't break anything, insisting that it
> always be dereferenceable breaks the web

Of course.  The web never insisted that hyperlinks be dereferencable at
all times.

On the other hand, it is exceedingly poor form to use identifiers from
the HTTP scheme for things which you don't intend to be dereferenced
(via HTTP synchronous GET, no less).


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