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Re: RDFa and Web Directions North 2009

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 09:15:18 -0500
Message-ID: <499C17F6.5020508@intertwingly.net>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, Karl Dubost <karl@la-grange.net>, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Michael Bolger <michael@michaelbolger.net>, public-rdfa@w3.org, RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Henri Sivonen wrote:
> While HTML5 parsing as defined today supplies namespace information for 
> each element and attribute name, it doesn't supply xmlns:foo-based 
> namespace mapping context for resolving prefixes in attribute content on 
> the application layer.

If you could put aside your understandable dislike for prefixes in any 
form for a moment:

     How would renaming xmlns:foo="bar" to prefix="foo=bar" (or
     whatever) address the issue you describe above?

- Sam Ruby
Received on Wednesday, 18 February 2009 14:15:41 UTC

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