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Re: Sirpac Errors?

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 17:21:26 +0100
Message-ID: <3ADB1C06.A42A1D78@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Art Barstow <barstow@w3.org>
CC: puninj@cs.rpi.edu, www-rdf-comments@w3.org
John, Art,

A reference to this thread has been added to the RDF Issues List at:

  http://www.w3.org/2000/03/rdf-tracking/#rdf-ns-prefix-confusion

Brian

 

Art Barstow wrote:
> 
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 12:45:11PM +0100, Brian McBride wrote:
> > I'm updating the RDF issues list and came across this discussion.
> >
> > It seems to me that XML is quite clear that the default namespace does
> > not apply to attributes and there is no reason why RDF should be any
> > different.
> 
> If you mean Namespaces in XML, then I agree.
> 
> > In the example John quoted therefore, SiRPAC is doing the right thing.
> >
> > This is something that does seem to cause some confusion though, so I'm
> > inclined to add it as an editorial issue, rather than as a specification
> > error.  Do you agree?
> 
> I'm somewhat indifferent about your choices but the examples in
> 
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-rdf-syntax/#ex-Sharing
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-rdf-syntax/#ex-NonBinary
> 
> use:
> 
>  xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#"
> 
> and seem to assume that the default namespace applies to the
> RDF-specific attributes.
> 
> Art
> ---
Received on Monday, 16 April 2001 12:21:12 GMT

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