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Re: Using XMLSchema-instance attributes in RDF/XML Syntax

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 15:20:34 -0400
To: dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020822152034B.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: Using XMLSchema-instance attributes in RDF/XML Syntax 
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 16:51:03 +0100

> >>>"Peter F. Patel-Schneider" said:
> > Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk> said:

[...]

> > > No, the XML specification treats attributes starting with "xml"
> > > specially.  RDF/XML as revised now uses the XML infoset and all
> > > such namespace issues are handled by XML parsers.  The above-infoset
> > > mapping never sees such prefixes.
> > 
> > Well, then, doesn't RDF/XML treat the XML namespace specially?
> 
> Er, no.  XML does.

How can RDF/XML build on the XML infoset, which treates the XML namespace
specially, and not treat the XML namespace specially?   Does it somehow
undo the special treatment accorded to the XML namespace by XML?

[...]

> Dave
Received on Thursday, 22 August 2002 15:20:45 GMT

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