Namespace URI address resources

Murray Maloney murray at
Wed Jun 16 05:45:26 BST 1999

At 01:15 PM 6/15/99 -0700, Andrew Layman wrote:
>Jonathan Borden's recent mail correctly points out that use of a URL as a
>URI identifying a schema has some potential problems arising from the fact
>that the "http:" scheme identifies a protocol, one that may not always work.
>I agree.  However, this is distinct from the issue of whether a URI
>identifying a namespace may properly be used in retrieval of a schema.  It
>simply means that the URL form of URI has some known difficulties.

Which is a good reason to use URNs or some other form of persistent identifier.

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