Just require URLs

Tim Bray tbray at textuality.com
Mon May 31 19:19:13 BST 1999

At 10:04 AM 5/31/99 -0800, Carl Hage wrote:
>Turn it around-- it would be intrinsically <em>good</em> to require
>all namespaces to reference a retrievable document. 

In early examples, this is what is happening - most namespace URLs that
people are actually using typically point to a human-readable document
explaining what the namespace is about.  Seems like good practice.
Hard to enforce, though.  Worthwhile trying?  Can we expect to see
litigation over the quality of the documentation, or the fact that 
it's provided only in some particular human language?  -Tim

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