ian at hixie.ch
Sat Aug 23 03:30:30 PDT 2008
On Sat, 23 Aug 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Again you're confusing HTTP URLs with URIs.
> Using URIs as identifiers allows lots of identification schemes other
> than HTTP, in particular ones that are not based on DNS, or that use
> DNS, but include a timestamp to address the concern of "losing" a domain
> name (tag URI scheme).
Sure, but most people use HTTP URIs anyway for namespaces.
You can use any URI or any system you want with class="". The key is just
to make it unique enough that clashes won't happen. In practice, names
like "dc:title" are actually quite unique enough. But people can use much
more unique ones if desired, all the way to full URIs.
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