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Re: Please Don't Use the Name "@prefix"

From: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2009 21:59:58 -0700
Message-ID: <4A63F9CE.5080106@adida.net>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Doug Schepers wrote:
> Sorry to bikeshed about this so early, but please reconsider the name
> for the attribute @prefix.  @prefix refers to the mechanism, not the
> conceptual relation, and is not intuitive.

Interesting point. Thanks for bringing it up! I'm not sure I agree with
you 100% yet, because in a sense I wonder if this is anything more than
a mechanism for CURIE prefix definition, but... I could be convinced.
Let's discuss this.

-Ben
Received on Monday, 20 July 2009 05:00:35 GMT

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