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Re: CURIEorURI Value Space Collisions

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 19:48:41 +0200
Message-ID: <4DA5E1F9.4020607@gmx.de>
To: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>
CC: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>, public-rdfa-wg <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
On 13.04.2011 12:03, Mark Birbeck wrote:
> Hi Niklas,
>
> Everything you say is true. :)
>
> However, the big change in the working group's thinking came when we
> decided that it was impossible to guarantee correct interpretation of
> strings of text based solely on their format, and so instead we should
> rely on the strings' contexts.
>
> By using context to aid in the interpretation of a string we get a lot
> more flexibility, and we can unambiguously work out what things like
> this mean:
>
>    foaf:Agent
>
> Without context it *looks* like all of the following:
>
>    * a string of text with no particular meaning;
>    * a QName;
>    * a CURIE;
>    * a relative URI using the 'foaf' scheme.
> ...

Hm, no. Relative (URI) references (what you call "relative URI") do not 
contain scheme names; see 
<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc3986.html#rfc.section.4.2>.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 13 April 2011 17:49:16 GMT

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