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   Re: [xml-dev] Just say 'mu' to namespace URIs (was Re: [xml-dev]XML 1.1

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Mike Champion wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Apr 2003 16:56:01 -0700, Joe English <jenglish@flightlab.com> 
> wrote:
> TimBL's right, of course, but: a) there's  still no consensus  on what 
> dereferencing a namespace URI should produce;

What about RDDL? (or its new incarnation)

> Speaking only for myself, and I will now shut up and crawl back under my 
> rock for another year or so until the permanentness of this permathread 
> gets under my skin once again :-)  I KNOW that there are good arguments 
> against this rant, but it's just soooooooo frustrating to watch the W3C 
> "grind to a halt" over this that I just can't think about them anymore.

I'm not under the impression that the W3C is grinding to a halt because of 
namespace resolution -- I find namespaces 1.1 remarkably clear on the fact thta 
string comparison must be used -- but rather that some people for some reason do 
not consider I18N and IRIs as important, which I find is a pity.

Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Research Engineer, Expway        http://expway.fr/
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