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Re: DTB status (on today's agenda)

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 22:04:14 +0100
Message-ID: <48178D4E.9090008@deri.org>
To: Michael Kifer <kifer@cs.sunysb.edu>
CC: "Public-Rif-Wg (E-mail)" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>

Michael Kifer wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> since DTB status is on the agenda today, I basically want to clarify in 
>> the call today the following issues. I was anyway a bit occupied with 
>> other things, but basically, I am still stuck, as long as these issues 
>> are open, because any switch on them would mean unnecessary additional 
>> work on editing over the whole document (as opposed doing it in one go 
>> when they are clarified).
>> ==============================================================================
>> 1) As for CURIEs, is [1] a proposal which woulc achieve a majority?
>> I would like it. I postponed further editing before the CURIE issues is 
>> solved or before at least it was discussed in the Telconf., since I 
>> don't want to change everything back again, when we decide something.
>> I suggest to
>> PROPOSE: Adopt the CURIE proposals of [1] for RIF's presentation syntax.
>> [1] Sandro's final CURIE proposal: 
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rif-wg/2008Apr/0134.html
> As discussed, this still has the old problems that interpretation of the
> macro : depends on the context and is too complex. Why not use a simple
> concatenation macro and be done with it?

Well, don't think this is a problem if "marcos" ie. prefixes are not 
expanded within quotes and angle brackets. Why ist is a problem if 
quotes or angle brackets escape the macro expansion? Otherwise, you can 
get ambiguities.


Dr. Axel Polleres, Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI)
email: axel.polleres@deri.org  url: http://www.polleres.net/

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