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NAM — Naming FTF: Stringified name ambiguity

  • Key: NAM-7
  • Legacy Issue Number: 2660
  • Status: closed  
  • Source: Anonymous
  • Summary:

    Summary: I think we all agree that the following stringified names are syntax errors:


    That is to ensure that there is only a single representation of empty
    id and kind fields. In other words, the above names are correctly expressed


    It occurred to me that we have a related problem with empty kind fields.
    For example, the following two strings appear to denote the same
    name component:


    In other words, the spec isn"t clear whether the trailing dot is permitted.

  • Reported: NAM 1.0b1 — Fri, 21 May 1999 04:00 GMT
  • Disposition: Resolved — NAM 1.0
  • Disposition Summary:

    Original submission intention is for a name to have a single valid stringified representation. Clar

  • Updated: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 20:58 GMT