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   Re: [xml-dev] Partyin' like it's 1999

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John Cowan wrote:
> Robin Berjon scripsit:
>>The W3C also doesn't help with its wonderful rule that "Cool URIs should 
>>be as hard as possible to remember". Throwing a random year in your 
>>namespace URIs is considered Good Practice. I guess we should be 
>>thankful they're not URNs.
> In general, URIs that depend on the DNS alone to enforce uniqueness
> aren't enough in a world that rents domains; adding year
> numbers is an attempt to mitigate that nuisance.

I understand the motivation, I merely disagree that the risk of w3.org 
being suddenly rented by someone else is high enough in this instance 
compared to the extra pain it causes users.

Robin Berjon


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