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The RDF in WD-xforms-20011207

From: Barstow Art (NMP/Boston) <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2001 18:02:03 -0500
Message-ID: <5C76D29CD0FA3143896D08BB1743296A2BAF03@bsebe001.NOE.Nokia.com>
To: <www-forms@w3.org>
The RDF example in section 8.12.4.5 is:

 1. <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#">
 2.  <rdf:Description about="#email-input">
 3.   <my:addressBook>personal</my:addressBook>
 4.  </rdf:Description>
 5. </rdf:RDF>

The RDF Core WG is actively addressing issues in the RDF M&S spec and 
a decision they have made in:

 http://www.w3.org/2000/11/mr76/rdfc25May.html

is:

 [[
   RESOLVED: 2. The grammar will be corrected to require 
   namespace-qualification for all attributes for The List. 
   A namespace prefix MUST be used for these attributes, where 
   the namespace prefix points to the RDF URI 
   http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns# 
 ]]

Given this decision, 2. above should be changed to:

 <rdf:Description rdf:about="#email-input">

I fed the above RDF to the first three online RDF parsers listed at:

 http://www.w3.org/People/Barstow/#online_parsers

and they either threw an error or a warning because 
the RDF fragment does not define the "my" namespace.  I
realize the HTML that encapsulates the RDF is just
a fragment but you may want to add an xmlns:my attribute  
to line 1. or 3.

Art Barstow
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