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   Re: [xml-dev] escaping QName interlopers

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jcowan@reutershealth.com (John Cowan) writes:
>For RDF purposes, at least, the QName to URI mapping is done by
>concatenating the namespace name with the local name, so that if
>xmlns:xml is "http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace"; then xml:space is
>"http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespacespace";.  This is ugly, wherefore
>most RDF-related namespace names end in either "/" or "#".  IMHO this
>is a fine convention.

IMHO this is a pathetic hack, and something unlikely to persist as any
kind of official conversion.  Its complete lack of coordination with
"how URI syntax works" per RFC 2396 is nothing short of hilarious.

Simon St.Laurent
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