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RE: XML Base - discussion + test cases

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 17:45:51 +0000
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To: "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
OK, I withdraw my comment.


At 04:31 PM 2/19/02 +0000, Jeremy Carroll wrote:

> >
> > Noting that rdf:ID is _not_ an XML ID-type attribute, can't we define
> > rdf:ID not to be a same-document reference in the sense of RFC
> > 2396?  Then
> > it can be defined as generating a URI relative to the current xml:base?
>We have already defined it to be rdf:about="#
>Even if we somehow managed to fix rdf:ID the problem of rdf:about="#frag"
>would be with us.
>RFC 2396 is unfortunately clear that "#frag" is not an absolute URI or a
>relative URI but a same document reference. The algorithm in section 5.2 is
>equally clear, and feels inapplicable to me.
>Also the usage rdf:about="" is recommended by DAML, and this too is a same
>document reference in RFC 2396, and treated as one by the recommended

Graham Klyne                    MIMEsweeper Group
Strategic Research              <http://www.mimesweeper.com>
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