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Re: CURIE Syntax: Concatenation rule

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 13:33:24 -0600
Message-ID: <4787C484.9070709@aptest.com>
To: Pete Johnston <Pete.Johnston@eduserv.org.uk>
CC: www-html@w3.org

You are correct.  Thanks for pointing this out.

Pete Johnston wrote:
> In the CURIE Syntax WD of 20071126
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-curie-20071126/
>
> Section 3 includes the line:
>
>   
>> The concatenation of the prefix associated with a CURIE and its
>>     
> reference MUST be an IRI [IRI].
>
> Maybe I'm misunderstanding this rule, but I wondered whether this was
> correct. 
>
> It seems to me it is not the concatenation of prefix and reference which
> should form an IRI; rather, it's the concatenation of the IRI to which
> the prefix is mapped and the reference which should form an IRI.
>
> I think the summary of CURIE embedded in the RDFa Syntax draft
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-rdfa-syntax-20071018/#s_curies 
>
> gets it right when it says
>
>   
>> This IRI is obtained by taking the currently in-scope mapping that is
>>     
> associated with prefix, and concatenating it with the reference. The
> result MUST be a syntactically valid IRI
>
> Regards
>
> Pete
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>
>   

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