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RE: CURIEs vs. QNames

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 15:57:11 -0000
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To: "'Norman Walsh'" <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>


> Syntactically, I think overloading the QName syntax is just 
> plain wrong.

Great. It's amazing that the TAG has allowed such a situation to go on for
so long, what with RDF/XML, SPARQL, N3, XML Schema, XSLT, XPath
functions...all overloading QNames, and all meaning something slightly
different. (And none of them meaning 'QNames-proper'.)

I take it we're now going to sort this out.



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