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

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 21:24:16 -0500
Message-ID: <4BAEBDD0.20101@aptest.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
CC: RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>

Manu Sporny wrote:
> On 03/27/2010 06:31 AM, Toby Inkster wrote:
>>> 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.
> We may want to say that rel/rev are always mapped to lower-case since
> they are legacy attributes. Everything else is case-sensitive.

I don't think we can do this.  It would mean that datatype='MyDatatype' 
and rel='MyDatatype' would not map to the same URI.  I think we have to 
say all terms are mapped to lower-case if we want this to hang together.

> -- manu

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