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Does a bagID define a URI fragment?

From: Jeffrey E. Sussna <jes@kuantech.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 1999 18:53:28 -0800
To: <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001001be56fc$090f5660$5118a8c0@kuantech1.quokka.com>
The RDF spec states that it is legal to have an ID and a bagID as attributes of a single description. But the XML 1.0 spec states that an element may only have one attribute of type ID. Therefore either ID or bagID isn't a real ID, and therefore it doesn't define a real URI fragment. 

The RDF spec goes on to provide a bagID example where a description contains an aboutEach attribute referring to a bagID. In light of the above, and the fact that aboutEach is supposed to refer to a URI, is the example really valid?

Kuantech, Inc.                            http://www.kuantech.com
Jeffrey E. Sussna, Principal                     jes@kuantech.com

Distributed Content Architectures for Dynamic Online Applications
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