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Re: Proposal for 'URIs everywhere'

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 16:32:11 +0100
Message-ID: <4B13E57B.3070901@w3.org>
To: Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>
CC: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, W3C RDFa task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
>> Ie: what about removing that asymmetry altogether, and say that
>> predefined keywords are also valid for @about and @resource? It would
>> make the URI management simpler and cleaner and I do not really see a
>> major drawback...
> 
> No, please not. As far as I am concerned about="next" must always mean
> the same as about="./next". It must always be a URI.
> 
> Steven
> 

Differences of sensibilities, obviously... the asymmetry between @rel
and @about bothers me more than a coincidence of one of the keywords
with a possible relative URI-s

Ivan

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