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Re: [Fwd: xmlns, uri+name pairs or just uris..? Clarification n eeded.]

From: Perry A. Caro <caro@Adobe.COM>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 15:33:36 -0700
Message-ID: <3985FEC0.786E9ED1@corp.adobe.com>
To: Graham Klyne <GK@Dial.pipex.com>
CC: "McBride, Brian" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, RDF-list <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Graham Klyne wrote:

> > > It seems to me that the requirement to find the
> > > namespace-related
> > > portion of a URI in isolation is not reasonable.

Agreed.

> > > It's also
> > > not clear to me
> > > what purpose it serves.

One purpose would be reserialization of the model.  Doesn't anyone else need
to do this?  We do.  Our processors are essentially filters: import RDF,
modify it, export RDF, pass it down the chain.

Of course, our system doesn't concatanate the URI, so recovering the
namespace is not an issue.

Perry
Received on Monday, 31 July 2000 18:41:18 GMT

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