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   Re: [xml-dev] DNS based URIs that don't imply access method

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David Hunter scripsit:

> So what are the other benefits of using URI for namespace names, that I'm
> missing?

Architectural conformance.  When you want to name something on the Web,
you use a URI; that's one of the things that makes the Web.

> Do people have these kinds of problems with Java package names?

Probably not.  Maybe there should be an URN type for them?
There is already one for SGML/XML public identifiers.

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