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Re: Official Response to ISSUE-90 from RDF Web Apps WG

From: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 19:42:41 +0100
Message-ID: <CADjV5jfPiV1XSKMJF+WtEMkfpqBGorPoUf7agbpBx3DC6QgrVw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
Hi Manu, all,

Naturally, I most certainly accept the decision made by the group!

I believe that all real and probable concerns are addressed by the
change, with no perceivable negative consequences.

Thank you.

Best regards,
Niklas


2012/1/28 Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>:
> Hi Niklas,
>
> Thank you for your public feedback on the RDFa 1.1 documents. This is an
> official response from the RDF Web Apps WG to your issue before we enter
> the 3rd Last Call for the RDFa 1.1 work this coming Tuesday. The Last
> Call will last for 3 weeks, so there is still time for you to discuss
> your concerns if we have not fully addressed them.
>
> Your issue was tracked here:
>
> ISSUE-90: CURIEorURI Value Space Collisions
> https://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/track/issues/90
>
> Explanation of Issue
> --------------------
>
> Previously, we had sent you an official response from the RDF Web Apps
> WG on the issue of limiting the CURIE syntax to something that wouldn't
> match strings that start with "http://":
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdfa-wg/2011May/0097.html
>
> We have since revisited the issue because of an issue submitted by the
> RDF WG:
>
> https://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/track/issues/125
>
> The full discussion can be seen here:
>
> http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/meetings/2012-01-26#Updating_the_CURIE_Syntax
>
> Working Group Decision
> ----------------------
>
> RESOLVED: Make the change on the CURIE definition in RDFa Core 1.1,
> according to Niklas' e-mail, allow for ':' and prevent the use of '//'
> in the reference portion of a CURIE.
>
> http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/meetings/2012-01-26#resolution_2
>
> That is, we have expanded CURIEs to address real-world use cases, such
> as Facebook using the ':' character in their CURIE references. We have
> also limited CURIEs to prevent CURIE references starting with "//", thus
> preventing the mistaken usage of "http://" as a CURIE.
>
> Feedback
> --------
>
> Since this is an official Working Group response to your issue, we would
> appreciate it if you responded to this e-mail and let us know if the
> decision made by the group is acceptable to you as soon as possible.
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
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