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RE: xmlbase error1

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 13:04:01 -0000
To: "Dave Beckett" <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JAEBJCLMIFLKLOJGMELDCEFLCDAA.jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>

> 
> >>>Jeremy Carroll said:
> > 
> > 
> > From RFC 2396 section 5
> > 
> > [[
> >    Some URI schemes do not allow a hierarchical syntax matching the
> >    <hier_part> syntax, and thus cannot use relative references.
> > ]]
> > 
> > I think that that justifies xmlbase/error001.rdf as an error.
> > Perhaps the above quote need to be added to the file.
> 
>

DaveB: 
> Isn't this implying (since it is an error case) that RDF applications
> have to validate URI-refs or at least know some non-hierarchical uri
> schemes.  I understand RDF apps need to do relative URI resolution
> but until the xmlbase test cases, we never checked that they worked
> right.


Yes your right. I am convinced. I will switch error1 to positive.
> 
> We seem to be sort-of generating test cases for other specifications
> (RFC 2396, xml base) which we generally shouldn't be doing :)
> 


Hmmm... 

that's food for thought.

Jeremy
Received on Wednesday, 13 March 2002 08:05:52 EST

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