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Re: current version of XML presentation syntax files

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 05:31:51 -0400
To: jonathan@openhealth.org
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020613053151G.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>

From: "Jonathan Borden" <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Subject: Re: current version of XML presentation syntax files
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 23:14:43 -0400

> one quick comment
> from:
> >     http://www-db.research.bell-labs.com/user/pfps/owl/schema-example.xml
> 
> [[
> <!--  range="xsd:integer" ?
>   -->
>   <owl:DataType rdf:ID="xsd:integer" />
> 
>  ]]
> 
> if rdf:ID is to be used, the value should be an xml:NCName (or xsd:ID) not a
> QName... of course if you want to use QNames here then don't use "rdf:ID"
> rather you can define "owl:ID" as you please. In general I am squeamish
> about reusing any namespace qualified name for an attribute or element in a
> grammar not intended for by its namespace. Think of QNames as a way to find
> documentation about an element or attribute -- the namespace name URI ought
> point to some document from which the attribute or element name may be
> documented... in this case the lone rdf:ID is a fish out of water.
> 
> Jonathan

Yes, probably, eventually.  However, to the sake of my sanity, and the sake
of readers, it is incredibly useful to assume that this actually works
right.

peter
Received on Thursday, 13 June 2002 05:32:06 GMT

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