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Re: RDF and xml:base

From: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 12:38:22 -0400
Message-ID: <041101c0e926$f245bea0$0a2e249b@nemc.org>
To: "Ron Daniel" <rdaniel@interwoven.com>, "Lee Jonas" <lee.jonas@cakehouse.co.uk>, "'Graham Klyne'" <GK@ninebynine.org>
Cc: "RDF Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

> Section 5.1 says that the highest priority way of determining the
> base URI is:
> > 5.1.1. Base URI within Document Content
> >
> >    Within certain document media types, the base URI of the document can
> >    be embedded within the content itself such that it can be readily
> >    obtained by a parser.
> which will be xml:base for XML documents (once it becomes a REC).
> So, if xml:base is specified, it is what is parsed into the components.

The problem is that _XML Base_ does not appear to allow specification of the
base URI of the _document_ only that of elements:


If indeed it is the intention of XML Base to allow for specification of the
base URI of the document entity it should simply say so.

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