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Re: ISSUE-36: Specifying a default vocabulary via an RDFa Profile

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2010 10:35:53 -0500
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
CC: RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <81160f8b-a352-42c8-aace-83a80a826e85@email.android.com>
I will integrate provisional text so we can review it in context this week. Manu wants to approve a heartbeat draft on Thursday.  

"Ivan Herman" <ivan@w3.org> wrote:

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>On Jul 23, 2010, at 10:01 , Ivan Herman wrote:
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>> I do not have a problem with it.
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>> Ivan
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>> On Jul 22, 2010, at 19:05 , Shane McCarron wrote:
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>>> Earlier today we sorted out a solution for Issue 24 - case insensitive TERMs.  Part of that solution is permitting host languages to define default TERMs and prefix mappings via a default RDFa Profile.
>>> 
>>> The RDFa Core specification already also permits host languages to define a 'default vocabulary'.  In other words, a default value for @vocab to be used with CURIEs with no prefix are used (e.g., property='shanesFavoriteProperty').  For completeness, I think we should extend the definition of RDFa Profile to allow a declaration of a default vocabulary.  This would involve the following changes:
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>>>  * Define the term 'rdfa:vocabulary' in our term collection, and
>>>    rules for it in Section 9.
>>>  * Swap steps 2 and 3 in the processing sequence so that @profile is
>>>    evaluated before @vocab.
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>The usage, in line with other items, would be
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>[] rdfa:vocabulary "URIOFTHEVOCABULARY"
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>If the WG resolves this, I am happy to add the necessary few lines to the text and update the vocabulary file but it would be good to have a resolution before Thursday (I am off line on Friday, on my way to France...) to make the publication in time... (or Shane will have to edit the text)
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>Ivan
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>>> 
>>> Note that I do NOT think that either XHTML+RDFa nor HTML+RDFa should define a default vocabulary.  This facility is there for other, future host languages.
>>> 
>>> Comments?  Objections?
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