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Re: Agenda for RDFCore WG Telecon 2002-10-25

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 10:53:23 +0300
Message-ID: <00b601c27bfb$97cda640$6a80720a@NOE.Nokia.com>
To: <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

[Patrick Stickler, Nokia/Finland, (+358 40) 801 9690, patrick.stickler@nokia.com]

> Requiring rdf: prefixes on about etc causes XMP and Mozilla not to conform:
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2002OctDec/0032.html
> Proposed revision:
> [[
> change
>   http://ilrt.org/discovery/2001/07/rdf-syntax-grammar/#eventterm-attribute-URI
> to read
> In the case of namespace-qualfied attributes, 
> set to the string value of the concatenation of the value of the
> namespace-name accessor and the value of the local-name accessor.
> In the case of unqualified attributes named
> ID bagID about resource parseType, set to
> <tt>http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#>
> concatenated with the value of the local-name accessor.
> ]]

There was also the proposal for a new namespace, which I support.

A new namespace also allows existing applications which presume
value-based semantics for inline literals and long range implicit
datatyping to continue to function in a conformant manner, to
M&S while new releases of software can evolve to reflect the
string-based semantics required by the new datatyping model.

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