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Re: URIs For XHTML Terms

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 11:58:49 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>
cc: <www-html@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0106151156500.31803-100000@tux.w3.org>
Right, but this is just adding a layer of indirection for the sake of easy
readable N3, which strikes me as not justifying the effort. For machine
processing it is just as easy to use the full URIs anyway.


On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Sean B. Palmer wrote:

  > http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40-971218/struct/text.html#edef-ACRONYM

  I'd use that URL to point to the definition of the XHTML term in
  question, so that:-

  @prefix xhtmle: <http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml#elements.> .
  @prefix htmldfn:
  <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40-971218/struct/text.html#edef-> .
  @prefix rdfs: <http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#> .

  xhtmle:acronym rdfs:isDefinedBy htmldfn:ACRONYM .

  Doing it in that way in which I recently outlined has advantages other
  any other "hack" system (e.g. in that the types are all grouped
  properly). For example, you can use:-


  as an RDF namespace alias for all XHTML types, and:-


  as the RDF namespace alias for all XHTML elements, and so on.

  Kindest Regards,
  Sean B. Palmer
  @prefix : <http://webns.net/roughterms/> .
  :Sean :hasHomepage <http://purl.org/net/sbp/> .

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