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Re: On ISSUE-6 (invalid values in @datatypes cause plain literals to be generated)

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>
Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 13:39:54 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTime1z6IDzlZGwriUXOmOMabKEisjd5ramHGIlwq@mail.gmail.com>
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
Hi Toby,

> This is precisely the specific problem that should force us to disallow
> relative URIs. If people think they can use relative URIs, they'll use
> things like datatype="foo.html", but that will be interpreted as a
> term, as "." is allowed in NCNames. The rules on when something is
> interpreted as a relative URI reference and when it's interpreted as a
> token would be confusing to authors.

Well...we actually already have the rule. If it's not a term, and it's
not a CURIE then by definition it's a URI  -- absolute, relative,
whatever.

I think that's actually quite straightforward.

Regards,

Mark
Received on Monday, 17 May 2010 12:40:29 UTC

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