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RE: CURIEs, xmlns and bandwidth

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 08:25:48 -0600
To: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, public-swbp-wg@w3.org, iptc-metadata@yahoogroups.com
Message-Id: <1130768748.27261.839.camel@dirk>

On Mon, 2005-10-31 at 13:43 +0000, Misha Wolf wrote:
[...]
> Within our standards, each news provider is free to use their own 
> taxonomies, eg of subjects, entities, genres, etc.  So there are 
> no "well-known" prefixes to hardwire.

Oh. Well, then you'll have to transmit the full URIs somehow.
I got the impression that the xmlns declarations introduced
a lot of redundancy. But if the taxonomies are completely
unconstrained, then I don't see how you'll do substantially
better than xmlns declarations.


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