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Re: Editor's Draft 03 June 2008

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 11:19:35 -0500
Message-ID: <48593597.5050409@aptest.com>
To: Florian Schmedding <schmeddi@informatik.uni-freiburg.de>
CC: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org

No - the "current default mapping" is not the same thing as the default 
XML Namespace.  The "current default mapping" is an abstraction, but it 
is exactly equivalent to the "default prefix mapping" in XHTML+RDFa.  
XHTML+RDFa does not provide a mechanism to change the default prefix 
mapping.

Florian Schmedding wrote:
> Hi,
>
> section 7 says the RDFa default prefix mapping is
> http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab# and has to be used when the prefix but
> not the colon is omitted in a CURIE. At the bottom of page 53 is then said
> that "the mapping to use with the default prefix is the current default
> mapping" which would be the value of @xmlns in scope and therefore normally
> http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml (section 4.1).
>
> According to that, in Test 63 the predicate would be
> http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtmlnext rather than
> http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab#next (rel=":next"). Additionally, page 29
> states that the prefix http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab# should be used
> only for values in @rel/@rev without prefix and colon. Please correct me if
> I misunderstood this part.
>
> Best,
> Florian
>
>
>
>   

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