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Re: Illustratation of prefix interaction details

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 14:49:17 +0100
To: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20041025144917.4b407813@hoth.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 11:51:10 +0100, Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk> wrote:

> Here's a pathological example of when prefixes and QNames can be confusing.

I should have said what I'd propose.

1. Remove the second PrefixDecl term from the Query term, so there
is only one place prefixes are defined; before the ReportFormat term.

2. Change FromSelector to only allow URIs. Edit to be ::= QuotedURI
or alternatively, put it inside FromClause, delete FromSelector.

3. Define prefix/URI expansion to happen in the order they are given
in the syntax, with later prefixes overriding earlier ones.

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