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Re: RDFa in HTML 4

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 14:33:25 +0200
Message-ID: <48808D95.2020109@w3development.de>
To: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org

Shane McCarron schrieb:
> Johannes Koch wrote:
>> If you want to include RDFa into HTML, you have to change the HTML DTD 
>> anyway. So why not add a namespace prefixes-URIs mapping attribute?
>>
>> <div ns-mapping="dcterms http://purl.org/dc/terms/ audio 
>> http://purl.org/media/audio#" ... >
>> ...
>> </div>
>>
>> This looks like schemaLocation attribute in XML Schema, here being a 
>> list of tuples (prefix and URI). However this approach does not work 
>> with default namespaces.
> Exactly.  And something like that might be possible.  The good news is 
> that CURIEs don't use the default namespace, so that is a non-issue.

And, of course, with CURIEs it's not really a prefix to _namespace URI_ 
mapping, but prefix to _URI start part_ mapping. So the attribute name 
ns-mapping is not exactly appropriate.

-- 
Johannes Koch
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                             (Te Deum, 4th cent.)
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