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RE: CURIEs, xmlns and bandwidth

From: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 14:35:52 +0000
Message-ID: <T745386b0890a01f019e1c@lonsmime01.rit.reuters.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, public-swbp-wg@w3.org, iptc-metadata@yahoogroups.com

By XIncluding the declarations :-)

Let's say I send 10,000 headlines, all XIncluding the 
same set of declarations.  That allows me to transport 
the declarations just once, rather than 10,000 times.


-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Connolly [mailto:connolly@w3.org] 
Sent: 31 October 2005 14:26
To: Misha Wolf
Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org; public-swbp-wg@w3.org;
Subject: RE: CURIEs, xmlns and bandwidth

On Mon, 2005-10-31 at 13:43 +0000, Misha Wolf wrote:
> Within our standards, each news provider is free to use their own 
> taxonomies, eg of subjects, entities, genres, etc.  So there are 
> no "well-known" prefixes to hardwire.

Oh. Well, then you'll have to transmit the full URIs somehow.
I got the impression that the xmlns declarations introduced
a lot of redundancy. But if the taxonomies are completely
unconstrained, then I don't see how you'll do substantially
better than xmlns declarations.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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