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RE: Towards a TAG consideration of CURIEs

From: Booth, David (HP Software - Boston) <dbooth@hp.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 11:36:46 -0400
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To: <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Cc: "Misha Wolf" <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>, <www-tag@w3.org>, <semantic-web@w3.org>, <public-xg-mmsem@w3.org>, <newsml-g2@yahoogroups.com>

> From: mark.birbeck@gmail.com [mailto:mark.birbeck@gmail.com] 
> . . . 
> code:12345 is not a valid QName. That's the whole point for proposing
> an alternative to QNames. (In other words, the problem is not URI
> construction per se, but encoding those URIs using QNames.)

Oh, you're right, ":" is disallowed in a QName.  So the prefix would
have to be something like "code." instead:

        < . . . xml:id="code.12345" . . . >
        < . . . xml:id="code.foo" . . . >

Admittedly this is not *quite* as pretty as "code:", but I think it's
still pretty clear to a human reader.  Might this be good enough?

David Booth, Ph.D.
HP Software
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Received on Friday, 13 April 2007 15:37:23 GMT

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