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Subject: RE: [xliff] RE: ITS Module URI

Thanks for the correct Robin.

It’s good to know this.


In the case of XLIFF 2 I’m afraid it’ll have to stick with URNs for a while as 2.0 has a processing requirement that involve looking at the start of the namespace URIs to make the difference between XLIFF modules and user extensions.






From: Robin Cover [mailto:robin@oasis-open.org]
Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:20 AM
To: Yves Savourel
Cc: XLIFF Main List; public-i18n-its-ig@w3.org; Robin Cover
Subject: Re: [xliff] RE: ITS Module URI




> But I think the URN is the official OASIS way: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3121


Caveat: I didn't review the context (your application space), but in general, and in the abstract:


URNs are not the "official" way to construct identifier components.   It's true that some OASIS TCs (especially, those TCs started in years before 2005) use URNs, for various purposes, but OASIS Staff does not currently recommend that practice.  Both methods work, for some purposes.  But not for others.


Please see the guidance provided in the OASIS Naming Directives, where the use of HTTP scheme URI references are discussed, for XML namespace names and for any (related) kinds of identifiers 



"Non-information resources using identifiers associated with XML namespaces may be based upon any HTTP scheme URI XML namespace declared by the TC (i.e., identifiers for named properties, functions, dialects, faults, actions, or any named message types)"




On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 10:58 AM, Yves Savourel <ysavourel@enlaso.com> wrote:

I agree Jirka.
But I think the URN is the official OASIS way: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3121


-----Original Message-----
From: Jirka Kosek [mailto:jirka@kosek.cz]
Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 7:35 AM
To: Felix Sasaki; Yves Savourel
Cc: XLIFF Main List; public-i18n-its-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: ITS Module URI

On 26.11.2014 15:13, Felix Sasaki wrote:
> the last mail I saw on this is here
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-i18n-its-ig/2014Nov/0029.ht
> ml and we did not have a call or other mails on this later. Like you
> wrote on above mail I am also fine with both.

I'm probably coming to late at the party, but using URL instead of URN would be better IMHO, as there could be some documentation put on that URL. URNs tends to confuse people.


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