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Re: Cool URIs, the Semantic Web and Everything

From: Story Henry <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2007 20:31:26 -0200
Cc: "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>, "Leo Sauermann" <sauermann@dfki.uni-kl.de>, <semantic-web@w3.org>, "Leo Sauermann" <leo.sauermann@dfki.de>
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To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Why does id="i" have to refer to anything? Why is it not just a  
behavioral specification that when displaying html the page be move to  
that location if something like that is present?

That would allow one to have a

  <http://sw-app.org/mic.xhtml#i> refer to a person, and also to have  
an xhtml web page be showing the relevant part of the information.

I am not sure the two need to be exclusive.


On 23 Dec 2007, at 13:25, Richard Cyganiak wrote:

> This is impossible to answer, because the URI's configuration is  
> broken. Even the author of the document seems to be confused about  
> what he wants the URI to identify.
> There is an XHTML representation, and it has a id="i", which  
> indicates that the URI identifies an XHTML fragment.
> But the XHTML document also encodes an RDF graph using RDFa. In it,  
> the author tries to use the same URI to denote a person. He claims  
> that a document fragment is a person. That's a nonsensical statement.
> Fortunately, this is easy to fix: Remove the id="i" from the  
> document, or change it to a different ID, and everything is fine.  
> After that fix, the answer would be 1, 2 and 6.
> Richard

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