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Re: working around the identity crisis

From: Benjamin Nowack <bnowack@appmosphere.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 11:55:20 +0000
To: Jeen Broekstra <jeen@aduna.biz>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org, public-esw-thes@w3.org
Message-id: <PM-EV.20041116115520.2AEB0.1.1D@bodkin.nuigalway.ie>

On 16.11.2004 11:55:24, Jeen Broekstra wrote:
>Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:
>>>(2) If you do think it's worth adding something to SKOS Core,
>>>what's the
>>>best idea for a local name?
>> Anything without a fragment identifier ;-)
>I realize I'm probably opening up a can of worms of the 'Holy War' brand
>here, but what exactly is the problem with using fragment identifiers?
>It seems to me that this is more a matter of esthetics/taste than
>anything else, there doesn't seem to be much of a technical difference
>between the two.
The technical problem is that using frag ids raises issues when you
have a large set of terms and then try to efficiently GET a term's URI
in order to receive a description (or if you would like to provide term
descriptions at a term's URI).

>If this has been discussed to death before, please feel free to tell me
>so and/or provide a pointer to such a discussion.
one related thread ("pound sign vs. slash as final URI delimiter")
starts at [1]

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-interest/2004Feb/0117.html


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