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Re: identifying test subjects

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 23:12:04 +0200
To: "Shadi Abou-Zahra" <shadi@w3.org>, public-wai-ert@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tggc6eguwxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Mon, 25 Sep 2006 10:41:14 +0200, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org> wrote:

> There is an open issue that the Test Subject class does not have a  
> (built in) mechanism to identify what it is describing (a handle).

RDF itself provides this, by pointing to a resource. If you want to use  
dc:foo or some other form of identification there is nothing to stop you,  
but I don't think they should be mandatory.

I strongly object (and would make a formal objection) to a uri property as  
an identifier (other than r:resource) for the reasons outlined by Shadi. I  
suggets we do nothing, and encourage people to use rdf:resource



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