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Subject: Re: [docbook] DocBook Technical Committee Meeting Minutes: 20 May 2003

Paul Grosso wrote:

>>typically, it's the namespace URI, eg a URL.
> To be pedantic, no.
> There is no such thing as "*the* namespace URI" as far
> as the Namespace spec is concerned (though specs like
> the DOM and XSL use such erroneous terminology).
> The thing we're talking about is "*the* namespace name".

... which, as I wrote, *typically*, would be the namespace URI, eg a 
URL. By "the namespace URI", I mean the namespace URI which acts as 
namespace name in this specific instance, eg

> A namespace name is (per its definition) a URI reference,
> an example of which would be a URL.

Yes, that's what I wrote.
(perhaps in a way that's prone to be misunderstood?)

> But as I said, all this is pedantic--I'm pretty sure we're
> really talking about the same thing.

Yes. But perhaps I'm missing something ...


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