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Re: Proposal to resolve ISSUE-1

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 14:26:07 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJQvAuf0qBpyPhMb0Rg0a50XkDRTx=LG=2t4znbc4EW_NXkopg@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html-data-tf@w3.org
On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 3:55 PM, Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Nov 2011 23:58:10 -0400
> Gregg Kellogg <gregg@kellogg-assoc.com> wrote:
>
>> 1) A Microdata processor uses a registry (with undefined format and
>> update procedure for now) to control the behavior of property URI
>> generation.
>
> -1. If the registry were dynamic, then it creates too much overhead. If
> static, then "registry" just becomes a nice name for "special-casing".

Why is special-casing a problem when the application layer needs to
know about some specific set of vocabularies anyway to do something
useful with the RDF graph it obtains from the off-the-shelf extractor
that needs two inputs: the document and the registry?

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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