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Fwd: Re[2]: Summary: Section 2: What does a URI identify?

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 15:42:23 +0000
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To: RDF core WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
This came from Chris Lilley on the TAG mailing list:
> > Removed examples of use of xml:base
> > In line with the recent decision from the RDF Core working group on
> > the use of xml:base in RDF 1.0 descriptions[cite], PRISM has changed
> > its advice to implementers. Where the 1.0 version stated that
> > implementers should be cautious about using it, the 1.0.1 version
> > states that creators of PRISM descriptions SHOULD NOT use it. The
> > examples that did use it were changed.
>Unfortunately the [cite] appears to be a placeholder and not an actual
>link . I also note an RDF usage of RDF:about="" to mean 'the current
>file' and I have seen usage (not in RDF) of xmlns:"" to mean "blow
>off an existing namespace declaration and make unprefixed stuff in
>this element be anonymous, not in any namespace" which broadly
>translates to using the current document as the namespace. Or not...


Graham Klyne
Received on Tuesday, 19 March 2002 11:07:50 UTC

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