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Re: XML:Base - impact on RDF (first pass)

From: Art Barstow <barstow@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2001 08:19:47 -0400
To: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, RDFCore Working Group <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20010606081947.E18581@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 11:23:12AM +0100, Jan Grant wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Jun 2001, Brian McBride wrote:
> 
> > It
> >
> > Jan Grant wrote:
> >
> > [...]
> > > the xml:base part matches the propAttr production in the grammar of
> > > section 6 (production [6.10]) and will (according to section 6 thus far)
> > > emit something like:
> > >
> > > <http://random.ioctl.org/#bletch> <http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespacebase> "http://other.ioctl.org/#zub".
> > >
> > > ...which looks a bit broken to me. (I'm using the NS-concatenation rule
> > > together with the standard binding for the xml namespace here).
> >
> > Someone, I think it might have been Graham, suggested recently that
> > attributes in the xml namespace should not generate properties.
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> 
> This looks like it might be a good idea; it occurred to me too and I
> remember someone mentioning it, but couldn't find the message when I
> went looking for it.

Why would it be a good idea to not generate triples
for these attributes?  It seems like the language should
have as few execeptions as possible.
Received on Wednesday, 6 June 2001 08:20:52 EDT

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