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RE: RDF and xml:base

From: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 11:13:23 -0400
To: "Lee Jonas" <lee.jonas@cakehouse.co.uk>, "'Graham Klyne'" <GK@ninebynine.org>
Cc: "RDF Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002a01c0e851$e7449380$0201a8c0@ne.mediaone.net>

I had to reread XML Base to clarify, this. Lee is indeed correct:  xml:base
does not override the base URI of the document Entity.
http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlbase/#granularity. Oh well, it was a good thought.

Lee Jonas wrote:
> Graham Klyne [mailto:GK@ninebynine.org] wrote:

> >>
> >>I took rdf:ID to have the equivalent semantics as an XML
> attribute of type
> >>'ID'.  If this is the case, then xml:base won't affect the absolute
> >>URI-reference for the RDFresource defined - AFAIK, '#fragid' is always a
> >>fragment within the current document, regardless of the base URI.
> >
> >But what is it to mean in the corresponding RDF graph ("model"),
> which may
> >exist without reference to the containing document?
> >
> >#g
> >
> I.e. it is a well defined process that cannot indicate/override a
> document URI given a fragment only.


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