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Re: more FPWDs?

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 16:04:20 +0100
Message-ID: <47C57BF4.80306@w3.org>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
CC: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>, "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, public-owl-wg@w3.org

Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> Bijan Parsia wrote:
>> On 27 Feb 2008, at 14:43, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
>>> Inter-op would argue for an XSLT 1.0 transform that probably can be 
>>> done, but it may be easier to have an XSLT 2.0 transform.
>> Thinking about it, the trickiest bit will be dealing with URIs and 
>> CURIEs. Having to write a relative URI resolver will be annoying (but 
>> it's been done...there are RDF/XML parsers in XSLT)
> It is easiest if we can leave relative URIs as relative. If we have to 
> do major amounts of URI processing then I would advocate XSLT2 which has 
> some support.
> CURIEs could be an issue :(
> I think I did write some code for them, once upon a time; and presumably 
> Fabien's RDFa code does something with them too.

It does: look at the "expand-curie-or-uri" template in:


the script is not 100% up-to-date with the latest RDFa spec, but he said 
he would update it.


>>> I tend to agree with Bijan's judgement that in principle this is 
>>> possible (although I would expect corner cases which don't work, e.g. 
>>> a property http://example.org/000)
>> [snip]
>> Well, this is a case where the RDF/XML can't rep it anyway, so that's 
>> fine (or, rather, an instance of a known limitation of the target 
>> format).
> Known limitations strike me as OK. We would be doing very well if the 
> only limitations are imposed by RDF/XML.
> Jeremy


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