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

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 00:36:05 -0400
Message-ID: <4A67E8B5.5080206@w3.org>
To: RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Hi, Ben-

Ben Adida wrote (on 7/20/09 12:59 AM):
> 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.

Without knowing what your objection is, it's hard for me to convince you 
or discuss it further than what I've already stated.

-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs
Received on Thursday, 23 July 2009 04:36:16 UTC

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