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Re: A rose by any other name is just as thorny...

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 04:55:42 -0400
Cc: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
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To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>

On Mar 27, 2010, at 24:27 , Shane McCarron wrote:

> 
> 
> Toby Inkster wrote:
>> On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 17:32 -0400, Ivan Herman wrote:
>>   
>> 
>>> - there _is_ a default @vocab, conceptually set on the <html> element,
>>> which is set to the value of 
>>> "http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab#"
>>> . 
>>>     
>>> 
>> 
>> This would result in rel="next" and rel="NEXT" generating different
>> predicates. In RDFa 1.0 they generate the same predicate.
>>   
>> 
> Why?  Surely we can just declare that keywords are always case-insensitive... or, more likely, always mapped to lower-case.

I agree

>> Quick question: what about CURIEs of the form ":foo" which are currently
>> expanded using the prefix 
>> <http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab#>
>> ? Are
>> those also effected by @vocab, or do they remain grounded in the XHTML
>> vocabulary?
>> 
>>   
>> 
> Hmmm... I had not considered this.  I think it would be nice if those were always mapped to the XHTML vocab, but I can imagine some people objecting to that.  That would be my preference.  Thoughts?


Why the XHTML? That might be acceptable for HTML, but not for RDFa Core...

In fact, is there any reason to treat ':foo' and 'foo' differently?

Ivan


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