Namespaces without a domain name

Matthew Sergeant (EML) Matthew.Sergeant at
Tue Feb 2 14:24:28 GMT 1999

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Simon St.Laurent [SMTP:simonstl at]
> At 02:08 PM 2/2/99 +0100, Matthew Sergeant (EML) wrote:
> >Can you do namespaces if you don't have a domain name?
> >
> >(I do, but I was thinking others might not, e.g. individuals rather than
> >companies).
> >
> >This might be answered by James Clark's document which I just started
> >reading, if it is, then I apologise.
> You can always get a PURL (see, or use some URL that
> you have control over, even if its not a complete domain.  DDML uses
> PURLs.
	Actually, now I think about it, you could use a geocities, or or any other type of free account.


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