comment on VOTable Format Definition v1.09
m.b.taylor at bristol.ac.uk
Fri May 21 01:41:29 PDT 2004
On Fri, 21 May 2004, Francois Ochsenbein wrote:
> >Finally, I may have mentioned this one about the namespace. I think it
> >would be appropriate to base the namespace URI on www.ivoa.net. In
> >particular, I recommend we follow the convention used with the resource
> >metadata schemas, and use "http://www.ivoa.net/xml/VOTable/v1.1".
> ===> Sure, in the final version, it will point there. But it also
> means that the physical document must be copied there,
> who is allowed to do this ?
No, it doesn't mean that. The function of the namespace URI is simply
to provide a unique string of characters to act as a namespace identifier.
There is no requirement for there to be a document at the end of it.
Mark Taylor Starlink Programmer Physics, Bristol University, UK
m.b.taylor at bris.ac.uk +44-117-928-8776 http://www.star.bris.ac.uk/~mbt/
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