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Re: Latest XLink Candidate Recommendation

From: Graham Klyne <GK@Dial.pipex.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 13:15:23 +0100
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20000711131006.00c5c630@pop.dial.pipex.com>
To: "Eve L. Maler" <Eve.Maler@east.sun.com>
Cc: xml-uri@w3.org
At 10:17 AM 7/10/00 -0400, Eve L. Maler wrote:
>As always, I appreciate your thoughtful writeup.  We in the Linking group 
>will definitely have to look at the issue, though my understanding agrees 
>with yours (that RDF assumes absolutizing because an RDF schema may exist 
>at the other end, and that XLink was getting this behavior "by reference").

The RDF spec. is explicit about requiring absolutization:  toward the end 
of section 6 is a 3-point list describing the interpretation of 
namespace-qualified attributes.  Item 1 makes explicit reference to RFC 
2996 section 5.2.

#g

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Graham Klyne
(GK@ACM.ORG)
Received on Tuesday, 11 July 2000 09:16:09 UTC

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