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Re: Comments about microdata

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 11:01:21 -0500
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-Id: <1242230481.5995.45164.camel@pav.lan>
On Wed, 2009-05-13 at 14:17 +0300, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On May 13, 2009, at 12:54, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> 
> > itemprop may take an 'absolute URL'. However, an 'absolute URL' is  
> > defined in terms of resolving onto itself and the algorithm for  
> > resolving URIfies URLs. Therefore, it seems that an absolute IRI  
> > cannot be an absolute URL. Since RDF seems to allow IRIs as  
> > properties and the current practice is to allow IRIs in various  
> > places, it seems to me that itemprop should take absolute IRIs  
> > instead of absolute URLs or the definition of absolute URL should be  
> > adjusted.
> 
> 
> I wrote the above on public-html. Hixie advised me to bring it to your  
> attention specifically, because it seems the definition of 'absolute  
> URL' has undesirable implications. That is, a definition under which  
> an absolute IRI is also an absolute URL would be desirable.

OK... thanks.
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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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