Namespaces and PURLs

Tim Bray tbray at
Fri Jun 5 18:26:55 BST 1998

At 03:15 PM 6/4/98 UT, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>>The namespace name, to serve its intended purpose, should have the 
>>characteristics of uniqueness and persistence.  It is not a goal that
>>it be directly usable for retrieval of a schema (if any exists).
>This sounds like I can use a PURL 

A PURL sounds highly appropriate to me for namespace identification. -Tim

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