Re: I-D Action:draft-duerst-iana-namespace-00.txt

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Tue, 19 February 2008 13:02 UTC

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Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 14:02:08 +0100
From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Subject: Re: I-D Action:draft-duerst-iana-namespace-00.txt
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On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 10:18:16AM -0800,
 Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> wrote 
 a message of 14 lines which said:

> certain moronic software authors, for reasons best known to
> themselves, issue a GET on the stupid thing

Because they need the DTD to get the HTML entities? (Yes, they should
use catalogs, caching, etc but I wanted to emphasize that I do not
find the idea "moronic".)