All this buisiness about namespace URNs...

David Megginson david at
Wed Jun 2 21:06:46 BST 1999

Kent Sievers writes:

 > 2) Are we really that worried about collisions?  After all, don't
 >    I usually know (and approve)  with whom I am exchanging data?

Not really, especially if you count HTTP transactions as "exchanging
data", and in the future, I expect that things will get even more
complicated: e-commerce, in particular, pretty much requires an
ability for blind information exchange.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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