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Re: BLD, FLD and DTB: prefix for XML schema namespace

From: Dave Reynolds <der@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 08:48:25 +0100
Message-ID: <486349C9.5010007@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Jos de Bruijn <debruijn@inf.unibz.it>
Cc: RIF WG <public-rif-wg@w3.org>

Jos de Bruijn wrote:
> 
> I just noticed the following:
> 
> The BLD, FLD and DTB documents use "xsd" as a shortcut for the XML 
> schema namespace. The documents should use "xs" instead.
> 
> The xsd prefix is conventionally associated with the namespace 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-datatypes#, which is deprecated.
> The xs prefix is conventionally associated with the namespace 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#, which is the one we use.

I disagree, at least in RDF and OWL "xsd" is the conventional prefix 
used for "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#". I don't think it matters 
much either way and don't object to either but see no reason to change 
the current choice.

Dave
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