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   Re: [xml-dev] Access XML

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Tim Bray wrote:

> Er actually I'm not sure it really is a URI as in conforming to the 
> appropriate RFCs - I'm not a URN expert but I really thought you were 
> supposed to register your namespace before starting to grind URNs out to 
> the world.  So no, I don't think this is acceptable.

Urgh sorry term overloading... when you say urn:foo:whatever, the "foo" 
is called the URN "namespace".  (I think.)  My belief was that URNs were 
not conformant to the RFC unless they used a registered URN namespace.
Cheers, Tim Bray
         (ongoing fragmented essay: http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/)


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