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Re: rel=CURIE in RDFa, but rel=URI in Link:

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2008 09:41:49 +0200
Message-ID: <48DF353D.6050709@gmx.de>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
CC: "Roy T.Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>

Shane McCarron wrote:
> FWIW I agree with you.  This only came up because the Link: header 
> proposal had some short relationship names in it.  If the Link: header 
> rel values can have short names, then they should map directly to URIs 

They do. See 

> (for sem web purposes). All we were saying is that we have such URIs 
> already at http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab# and Link: resolution 
> could use those. It could also use others - I don't mind.

I think the other point Roy was making that link relations are URIs, not 
IRIs, so new specs that allow non-ASCII characters in link relations 
should deal with the information the loss when transferred as URI.

BR, Julian
Received on Sunday, 28 September 2008 07:42:36 UTC

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