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Re: review of July 15 draft of RDF Semantics document

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2003 09:58:33 +0100
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To: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org

For information, a restriction to non-relative URI forms in the normative 
section of Concepts was accidentally dropped in the editing process, and is 
being reinstated.


At 02:31 29/07/03 -0500, pat hayes wrote:
>>The document http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-concepts/, referred to by
>>http://www.w3.org/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-mt-20030117/ as the definition of
>>URIref, only requires that a URIref be a Unicode string that would produce
>>a valid URI under a certain encoding.
>>This appears to allow for any sort of URI, including relative URIs, which
>>could clash with the Lbase special names.
>This entire issue was beneath the radar when the Lbase note was written. I 
>do not consider it to be a matter worthy of discussion, since Lbase is not 
>intended to be a language for processing by machines, and the note says 
>explicitly that the exact syntax is not important. If any such syntactic 
>accident should arise it can treated in an ad-hoc manner, eg by writing 
>all URIrefs in one font and the special names in a different font.

Graham Klyne
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