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Re: #rdfms-difference-between-ID-and-about

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 14:04:09 -0500
Message-ID: <3B2A5C29.7912A3@w3.org>
To: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com>
CC: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>, rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Graham Klyne wrote:
> 
> I note that one of the options for 5.1.2 is "None".  The transfer protocol
> *might* supply a value, but then again it might not.
> 
> Maybe we might say that a relative URI is meaningful only if there *is* a
> URI (per 5.1.1-5.1.4) relative to which it can be evaluated?

If by 'meaningful' you mean specified, then yes, that makes
sense: if the base URI is unspecified, then the absolute
form of any relative URI reference is also unspecified.


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