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

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 10:31:41 +0000
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1269685901.27948.1.camel@ophelia2.g5n.co.uk>
On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 23:27 -0500, 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. 

But @vocab isn't used for loading keywords (that's @profile) - it's used
for setting the default prefix. If CURIEs in the default prefix are
always mapped to lower-case, then things like <div
vocab="http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/" typeof="Person"> won't work.

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Toby A Inkster
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Received on Saturday, 27 March 2010 10:32:59 GMT

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