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   Re: [xml-dev] Just say 'mu' to namespace URIs (was Re: [xml-dev] XML1.1

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On Tue, 29 Apr 2003 19:19:19 -0700, Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> wrote:

> Invention is easy. Rolling it out is hard. See also: UDDI. What 
> technical, economic and governance models do you think would be 
> reasonable? Who would be the ICANN of URNs?

All good points, but remember this was a primal scream of frustration, not 
necessariliy a serious suggestion.  Joe's reference to mu just brought to 
mind the image of Master TimBL offering the koan "Does a namespace name 
have IRI nature?" and the W3C grinding to a halt while everyone meditates 
on it :-)


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