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Re: @rel syntax in RDFa (relevant to ISSUE-60 discussion), was: Using XMLNS in link/@rel

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:24:53 +0100
Message-ID: <49A805C5.3050609@gmx.de>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, public-xhtml2@w3.org
Manu Sporny wrote:
> ...
> Please be aware of these initiatives before responding in order to
> contribute to a more productive discussion.
> ...


I'm aware of these discussions.

It would be incorrect to assume that this is about a discussion whether 
to use CURIEs, or not to, in *general*.

The concern that triggered this new discussion is about the @rel 
attribute, which is not new, and which is not solely controlled by the 
XHTML2 working group. Thus, it would have been safer not to use CURIEs 
here at all, or at least to use safe CURIEs.

The introduction of CURIE values for the *new* attributes is a separate 

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 27 February 2009 15:25:39 UTC

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