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Subject: RE: [emergency-msg] Re: My comment on the geo-oasis namespace URI



At 4:49 PM -0400 8/21/07, Ham, Gary A wrote:
>Sorry that I could not make the meeting today.  Hassles all around. 
>Still, I 100% concur with Alessandro's comment. All references 
>should be in URI format.
>Gary Ham
>From: Rex Brooks [mailto:rexb@starbourne.com]
>Sent: Tue 8/21/2007 3:35 PM
>To: Alessandro Triglia; rexb@starbourne.com; 
>Subject: [emergency-msg] Re: My comment on the geo-oasis namespace URI
>Thanks for the clarification Alessandro,
>I don't know why that formulation was chosen, especially since I
>prefer the formulation you mention in parentheses. However, the HTTP
>scheme was not, as far as I know or recall, an intended use, though I
>would say now that it should be because developers will almost
>undoubtedly be using XMLHttpRequest objects in Ajax for asynchronous
>requests and responses whether we allow for it or not.
>So we may want to do this when we submit EDXL-RM for its second
>60-day Public Review. We can resolve these issues together, since
>they are not confined to geo-oasis, and I want to make sure that we
>can have Gary Ham on board when we do that, and possibly reach out to
>Karen Robinson to see if she can join us, too, for these schema
>At 3:14 PM -0400 8/21/07, Alessandro Triglia wrote:
>>This is a clarification in response to your question on my comment about the
>>geo-oasis namespace URI (now issue #532).
>>My comment says that the namespace URI is "incorrect".  By that, I did not
>>mean that it is syntactically incorrect, but that it does not comply with
>>the OASIS rules for the creation of namespace URIs [1].  The URI in question
>>        http://www.oasis-open.org/oasis/10
>>Given that in many other cases, URNs have been chosen by the EM TC as
>>namespace URIs (e.g., "urn:oasis:names:tc:emergency:EDXL:RM:1.0:........",
>>it is not clear why the above form has been chosen for the geo-oasis
>>namespace URI.
>>Also note the following statement in [1]:
>>"URIs intended for use as HTTP scheme URI namespace names should be formally
>>identified by the TC (as early in the specification design process as
>>possible) so that the OASIS TC Administration may check for possible naming
>>collisions, approve the proposed resolution target resource [namespace
>>document], and properly reserve the URI - including possibly reservation of
>>(all) space below the hierarchical level of the candidate NS URI".
>>Has the above been done?
>>Note also issue #562, which says that the geo-oasis schema needs to be
>>published as part of an (OASIS) standard--either in the EDXL-RM standard
>>itself, or in any other (OASIS) standard.  Otherwise, EDXL-RM cannot make
>>normative use of it.
>Rex Brooks
>President, CEO
>Starbourne Communications Design
>GeoAddress: 1361-A Addison
>Berkeley, CA 94702
>Tel: 510-898-0670

Rex Brooks
President, CEO
Starbourne Communications Design
GeoAddress: 1361-A Addison
Berkeley, CA 94702
Tel: 510-898-0670

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