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Re: Proposed edit to identify RDF/XML (issue-mt-ns clarification)

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 10:24:51 +0100
Message-ID: <462DCCE3.2020107@hpl.hp.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: "Clark, John" <CLARKJ2@ccf.org>, public-grddl-wg@w3.org


This looks great.

Jeremy

Dan Connolly wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-04-23 at 09:49 -0400, Clark, John wrote:
>> ...  Here's the text for that
>> approach:
> ...
>>   <th>Normative Statement</th>
>> </tr>
>>
>> <tr>
>>
>> <td class="assertion">
>> <p>If a representation of an information resource has media type
>> "application/rdf+xml" or is an XML document such that the XPath
>> expression
>>
>> <pre>/*[local-name()="RDF" and
>>    namespace-uri()="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#"]</pre>
>>
>> returns a node-set with a single node, then it is a conforming RDF/XML
>> document.</p>
>> </td>
> 
> Hmm... it seems a bit scary to come right out and normatively
> say what's an RDF/XML document anywhere besides the RDF/XML spec.
> 
> Also, I reviewed issue-mt-ns and found that we'd have
> to re-open the issue to add a rule, since
> our 2007-02-07 decision was that "the current rules address
> issue-mt-ns".
> http://www.w3.org/2004/01/rdxh/spec#issue-mt-ns
> 
> So rather than add any normative rule boxes, I just
> added this paragraph after the existing rule, citing*
> a test case that we recently approved:
> 
> [[
> Note that while an application/rdf+xml media type is one indication that
> a document is RDF/XML, section 7.2.1 Grammar start of [RDFX] leaves open
> "other means" by which an RDF/XML document may be identified. For the
> purposes of the rule above, root element whose local name is RDF and
> whose namespace URI is http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns# is
> such a means. For a case in point, see the grddlonrdf-xmlmediatype test
> case.
> ]]
>   -- http://www.w3.org/2004/01/rdxh/spec v1.252
> 
> 
> * v1.252 cites GRDDL test cases normatively
> 
> 

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