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Re: PROPOSAL: Errata text regarding defining a prefix of '_'

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2009 09:22:15 +0100
Message-ID: <4AFE68B7.1080200@w3.org>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
CC: "public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf.w3.org" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Looks fine to me.

(I was unsure on the call and I checked: my implementation already does
that and issues a warning in case of reusing '_')



Shane McCarron wrote:
> At the 12 November meeting, the group agreed that the RDFa Syntax
> Specification reserves the prefix of '_', but that it could be clearer
> about this.  We agreed to put a clarification in the Errata.  I propose
> the following text:
> In sections 5.4.5 and 7 the specification indicates that the prefix '_'
> is reserved and is used to create / reference blank nodes (bnodes). 
> Because this prefix is reserved, authors SHOULD NOT declare a mapping
> for the prefix '_' and conforming processors MUST NOT incorporate such a
> prefix mapping into the 'list of URI mappings' as defined in section 5.5.


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