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Re: XMLification of presentation syntax

From: Hassan At-Kaci <hak@ilog.com>
Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 08:54:22 -0700
Message-ID: <481C8AAE.9060807@ilog.com>
To: Michael Kifer <kifer@cs.sunysb.edu>
CC: "Boley\, Harold" <Harold.Boley@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca>, "Public-Rif-Wg (E-mail)" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>

Michael Kifer wrote:
>> Michael Kifer wrote:
>>> XML does not understand curie macros, so rif:iri is just that for XML.
>>> In the presentation syntax, rif:iri is not a "rif:iri" but a macro that
>>> expands into something long. So, the earlier use of rif:iri and similar in
>>> XML was actually a mistake.
>> OK. So you mean to say, "... HAS BEEN actually a mistake" (and still
>> IS as far I understand). Correcting this simple mistake is easy then.
>> How come it has not been fixed in all the BLD documents and examples
>> after the resolution was passed 6 months ago? How many other such
>> "mistakes" remain in the current BLD draft that should be so corrected?
>> My question is a very pragmatic one: I am trying to implement the dang
>> thing.
> You can help find mistakes by volunteering to be a reviewer.

Thanks for your thoughtful suggestion... But what do you think all this
mail originates from? My listening to the radio?

I have also volunteered to automate the process to ease the pain
of handwriting all this XML code with some consistency. But perhaps
is this a diversion that would not really of any use?

> 	--michael  


Hassan At-Kaci  *  ILOG, Inc. - Product Division R&D
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