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Re: Comments on GRDDL W3C Working Draft 2 March 2007 (namespac document)

From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 14:55:29 -0400
Message-ID: <462FA421.2080503@ibiblio.org>
To: public-grddl-wg <public-grddl-wg@w3.org>, Dave Beckett <dave@dajobe.org>

Sent on behalf of the WG, text by member Jeremy Carroll:
Hi Dave

>  Are the contents you get when resolving the URI
>  http://www.w3.org/2003/g/data-view part of the GRDDL recommendation?

> If so, I'd expect the contents to be static and could be hard-coded
> into applications.  If not static, what are the expected changes?
> (Given that above the only allowed changes are defined to not affect
> GRDDL processing).

> The GRDDL profile URI is a significant URI for the GRDDL
> specification, so this is why I want to check if there is
> anything special going on with it's use and any contents
> that it may contain.

To reply directly:
a) No, the content of  http://www.w3.org/2003/g/data-view are not part
of the GRDDL recommendation?
b) We will review and correct the contents of
http://www.w3.org/2003/g/data-view during the candidate recommendation
phase (which we hope will be from May 1st to June 1st), after which it
should be stable. We will update you when we have done this.
c) Applications can behave as if the file had an empty GRDDL result,
except when they are explicitly asked for the GRDDL result of this
resource. In the latter case, they should do a GET on the URI and apply
the usually GRDDL mechanisms.

This is the force of the statement in the editor's draft:
The namespace document includes RDF data about the terms in the GRDDL
Vocuabulary, but these RDF data do not include any triples whose
predicate is grddl:profileTransformation.

since that is the only type of triple that one would normally have to
look for.

Does this adequately address your concerns about the namespace document?




Harry Halpin,  University of Edinburgh 
http://www.ibiblio.org/hhalpin 6B522426
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