RE: DNS based URIs that don't imply access method
-- PITHY WORDS OF WISDOM He who laughs last didn't catch on very fast, did he? This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. > -----Original Message----- > From: Simon St.Laurent [mailto:simonstl@s...] > Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2002 10:46 AM > To: xml-dev@l... > Subject: Re: DNS based URIs that don't imply access method > > > >I've never seen a programmer try to do that, with the exceptions of > >RDF-heads, who know what they're going to get. > > Most of the people I've heard from who have those problems > are looking for > schemas, typically W3C XML Schema. "Do as thou wilt; that is > the law" > seems to be what these folks get from the Namespaces in XML spec. > Exactly. This isn't helped by tools that confuse matters even more. For instance, the VS.NET XML Designer generates namespace names of the form http://www.tempuri.org/MySchema.xsd which leads to misconceptions amongst our users that all namespace names should point to XSD files. Of course, this is all kosher according to the W3C and our users are to blame for the confusion after all it says so in the namespaces in XML REC that they should be URI which don't have to be network retrievable. *sigh* -- PITHY WORDS OF WISDOM He who laughs last didn't catch on very fast, did he? This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
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