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Subject: [relax-ng] Re: RFC2518 (WebDAV) / RFC2396 (URI) inconsistency

> I'm not sure what to do about this.  DAV probably won't get fixed because
> there are lots of deployed systems happily using xmlns="DAV:", and the URI
> spec probably won't get fix because most people seem to think that "DAV:" is
> broken.  On the other hand with the RELAX NG spec as it is, a conforming
> RELAX NG validator has to reject ns="DAV:".  Any ideas?

If broken URIs are pretty common, maybe we want to drop the check on URIs.
But I'm not sure if this one example is convincing enough or not.

FWIW, I've once heard that XMLSpy abandoned this check on URI because
there are many people uses broken URIs.

Kohsuke KAWAGUCHI                          +1 650 786 0721
Sun Microsystems                   kohsuke.kawaguchi@sun.com

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