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Re: strange treatment of namespaces in RDF/XML

From: Benja Fallenstein <b.fallenstein@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 23:18:47 +0200
Message-ID: <3EDE6237.9030507@gmx.de>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
CC: www-rdf-comments@w3.org


Hi Peter,

Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> So
> 	... xmlns:xm = "http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namesp"
> 	... rdf:about="ace#hi" ...
> is legal, as is
> 	... xmlns:xmx = "http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace"
> 	... rdf:about="#hi" ...
> but 
> 	... xmlns:xmxx = "http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace#h"
> 	... rdf:about="i" ...
> is not. 

But the rdf:about is resolved relatively to the base URI, right? So the 
namespace declaration should not have any influence on the 
interpretation of the rdf:about at all, or am I missing something?

- Benja
Received on Wednesday, 4 June 2003 17:19:35 GMT

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