Re: Public Identifiers
W. Eliot Kimber wrote: > > SGML Formal public identifiers are not necessarily persistent names because > there is nothing in ISO 8879 or ISO 9070 that requires them to be (nor > could such a requirement be enforced or validated). All that ISO 9070 > provides is a process for registering *owner identifiers*, which are, > presumably, persistent (at least as defined by the assigning body). > However, the name owner is responsible for managing the names within their > slice of the FPI name space and can do whatever they want with them, > including reassigning them without regard for persistence at all. That's true. But Internic does not go even that far. It does not promise not to reassign domain names. In fact, it does so regularly. I don't even have the option of legally promising my clients that resources at my site will be persistent, because I don't know if my contract will be renewed in a year. Paul Prescod - http://itrc.uwaterloo.ca/~papresco It's such a Bore Being always Poor LANGSTON HUGHES http://www.northshore.net/homepages/hope/engHughes.html xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
PURCHASE STYLUS STUDIO ONLINE TODAY!
Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!
Download The World's Best XML IDE!
Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!
Subscribe in XML format