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Re: URI-in-RDF vs. single URI property

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2006 10:19:21 +0200
Message-ID: <44717409.6030302@w3.org>
To: Carlos A Velasco <Carlos.Velasco@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Cc: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Hi,

If I understand RFC 2616 correctly, it only specifies a single "Request-URI" (does not decompose it). I think the current HTTP-in-RDF (8 May Editors' Draft) reflects this correctly and makes URI-in-RDF no longer required.

Regards,
  Shadi


Carlos A Velasco wrote:
> 
> Dear all,
> 
> Following my action item:
> <http://www.w3.org/2006/04/05-er-minutes.html#action03>
> 
> Here comes a summary of the issues. In the HTTP-in-RDF note [1], the 
> Request class decomposes the URI in all its components: scheme, host, 
> port, etc. In EARL, however, we are discussing whether to use a single 
> property, earl:uri.
> 
> IMHO there are no use cases that can favour one or the other approach in 
> a decisive manner, but there is a clear *inconsistency problem* with the 
> actual approach that might lead to confusion. My original proposal was 
> to take the URI outside both EARL and [1] in its own namespace, with a 
> single class and the properties of [2]. Then, both EARL and [1] can use 
> it (and any other RDF app for that matter).
> 
> The only argument against this is, of course, verbosity (OK, and maybe a 
> little bit of complexity ;-) ).
> 
> I can live with both solutions (I like a little bit more the URI-in-RDF 
> way), but if we follow the single property solution, I would put it 
> anyway in its own namespace (RFC2396), so we can use it as well in [1] 
> without circular references between EARL and [1].
> 
> That is all, I think. Others?
> 
> regards,
> carlos
> 
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/HTTP/WD-HTTP-in-RDF-20060320
> [2] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2396.txt

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