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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 06:50:42 -0400
Cc: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
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To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>

On Mar 27, 2010, at 06:31 , Toby Inkster wrote:

> 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.

Oops, I missed that. True.

Ivan

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