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Re: F2F Meeting Minutes

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 12:57:07 +0100
Message-ID: <3B7BB513.10CDCBCC@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>


Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> > Brian McBride wrote:
> [...]
> > It was suggested that parseType="Literal" could be dropped but Ron
> > Daniel and Eric Miller spoke up that there are users who use it. It
> > was suggested that the parser adding namespace definitions to the
> > literal might break an XML signature. Concern was raised over entities
> > in the literal. After discussion it was concluded that we needed to
> > investigate the applicability of the XML fragments spec.
> 
> That's unclear, if not inaccurate.
> 
> I, for one, did not agree that we *need* to investigate
> the applicability of the XML fragments spec; as I said,
> there's a perfectly reasonable design (using triples all the
> way down) that does not depend on XML fragments in any way.
> 
> Moreover, I don't recall the chair actually explicitly asking
> that question of the group.

I have reviewed the IRC log for that segment of the meeting and can
find no support there for a statement that the WG reached any conclusion.
I'll amend the last sentence you quote to:

  The existence of the xml fragments work was noted.

unless you have a preferred alternative wording.

Brian
Received on Thursday, 16 August 2001 08:00:07 EDT

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