Namespace URI address resources

Andrew Layman andrewl at
Tue Jun 15 01:56:11 BST 1999

Indeed, namespaces and schemas are distinct concepts.  For example, RDF
defines a namespace containing among other things all the natural numbers
(1, 2, 3 etc.).  This is clearly not a schema.

However, that does not preclude having certain namespaces that are
identified by a schema, meaning that every item in the namespace is in the
schema and that the schema exactly declares the list of items in the


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