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Re: Summary of @href/@resource completing triples issue (v2.0)

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 16:43:26 +0100
Message-ID: <47863D1E.3020509@w3.org>
To: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@formsPlayer.com>
Cc: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Mark Birbeck wrote:
> Hi Ben,
>> The reason I'm a lot less comfortable with @href completing hanging
>> triples is that, when a triple hangs, there's simply no way to write an
>> @href inside that element and *not* have it complete the triple. Plus,
>> there are relatively easy ways to write the same thing without @href
>> completing hanging triples.
> Not wishing to preempt our discussion, but when I was replying to the
> @rel="license" question earlier it struck me that in my model, @rel=""
> would have the effect of preventing @href from completing any
> incomplete triples:
>   <div about="#ben" rel="foaf:knows">
>     <a href="#ivan">Ivan</a>
>     <a rel="" href="next-page.html">Click here for more</a>
>   </div>
> Just a thought. :)

Is that correct? Well it is in the sense that the second @href is indeed 
switched off, but isn't it true that you would get a

<#ben> foaf:knows [] .

triple instead? The existence of @rel means that (in the second <a>) the 
[new subject] will be set to the BNode sent down from <div> 
(representing the hanging @rel) which will then complete it...

I may be wrong, though.


> Regards,
> Mark


Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
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