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Re: RDFa reliance on namespace declaration

From: Ian Davis <iand@internetalchemy.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 08:30:26 +0100
Message-ID: <44925E12.4070903@internetalchemy.org>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
CC: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>, public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, www-tag@w3.org, newsml-2@yahoogroups.com

On 15/06/2006 17:46, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
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> [Sorry, don't have Ian's original in my mbox??]
> Misha Wolf writes:
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>> 2) replace namespace declaration mechanism with declarations based in 
>> the actual content with semantics specified by RDFa
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> Why does this make them less vulnerable to being lost during
> transformations?

The risk remains but is of a much lesser degree and of a different 
nature. The identity XSLT transformation will leave content alone, but 
could quite easily change namespace prefixes.

The issue is one of coupling across different layers.

Ian
Received on Friday, 16 June 2006 07:31:08 GMT

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