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Re: RDF Issue #rdfms-qname-uri-mapping

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 22:15:13 +0000
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20020121221023.030677b8@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "Jonathan Borden" <jborden@mediaone.net>
Cc: "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>, <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>
Hi Jonathan,

At 16:51 21/01/2002 -0500, Jonathan Borden wrote:
[...]

>Since my proposed solution, Henry Thompson has explained to me how the
>issues with QNames and URIs are even deeper than I first assumed, namely
>that one cannot generally derive a proper URI which corresponds to the QName
>that XML Schema uses to identify a particular type. It seems to me that the
>RDFCore and XMLSchema WGs (at the very least) ought to develop a common,
>reasonably acceptable convention as to the mapping between QNames and URIs.
>Perhaps this is an issue that the TAG ought to consider (because it is a
>really basic architectural issue). I have cc:'d both Henry Thompson and Tim
>Bray. If either of these individuals agree that this issue ought to be
>closed, then I will find that acceptable and will withdraw my current
>objection.

You may be interested in this

   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2002Jan/0188.html

which also suggests that refining the definitions of and relationships 
between resources, URI's, URI refs and namespaces is a task for the TAG.

Brian
Received on Monday, 21 January 2002 17:16:14 GMT

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