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Re: [EARL Schema] Issue with Content class

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 11:00:09 +0200
Message-ID: <469C8519.9040800@w3.org>
To: Carlos A Velasco <carlos.velasco@fit.fraunhofer.de>
CC: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Hi Carlos,

Thank you for raising this issue, it has been recorded as issue #32:
  - <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/EARL10/issues#cont>

Regards,
   Shadi


Carlos A Velasco wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> As I mentioned to Shadi last week, when working on the guide, I stumble
> into what I think is a small issue with the Content class for non-HTTP
> resources.
> 
> For the usual HTTP resources, I do not think it is an issue, as the
> HTTP-in-RDF vocabulary can be used to express correctly URIs via
> earl:context.
> 
> However, for non-HTTP resources, since we got rid of the uri property,
> the only way to express URIs of Content resources is via rdf:about,
> which *IMHO*, there are use cases where this is appropriate, whereas in
> other scenarios, rdf:about may be an 'internal pointer' to where
> resources are stored or retrieved after testing.
> 
> Furthermore, for HTTP resources, for servers with content negotiation,
> rdf:about cannot be used with the URI of the resource, as several
> resources could be retrieved under the same URI, and context is more
> than necessary. Same applies to Test Subject.
> 
> Solution: maybe some optional property like earl:nonHttpUri, or back to
> uri:uri ...
> 
> regards,
> carlos

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