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Re: Towards a TAG consideration of CURIEs

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 00:34:04 -0400
To: "Booth, David (HP Software - Boston)" <dbooth@hp.com>
Cc: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>, www-tag@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org, public-xg-mmsem@w3.org, newsml-g2@yahoogroups.com
Message-ID: <20070413043404.GF7353@mercury.ccil.org>

Booth, David (HP Software - Boston) scripsit:

> Would it be feasible to mandate a particular prefix as part of all
> taxonomy IDs, such as "code:"?  For example:

Or for that matter just "_".  I *never* understood why that was
such a problem.

> I know you (or someone else) mentioned that publishers do not want to
> modify their existing codes, but something like this would be easy for
> both human and machine to syntactically distinguish from the original
> codes ("12345" or "foo").  In that sense the prefix seems conceptually
> no different from other XML syntax that surrounds the original codes and
> must be parsed away to retrieve the original codes.

+1

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