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Re: PROV-ISSUE-553: QNames are too restrictive as identifiers [XML Serialization]

From: Stephan Zednik <zednis@rpi.edu>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:43:01 -0700
Cc: Provenance Working Group <public-prov-wg@w3.org>
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To: James Cheney <jcheney@inf.ed.ac.uk>
I have updated the wiki page on XML Identifiers

http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/wiki/Prov-XML_Identifiers

with additional advantages and disadvantages on using QName and anyURI

I have also added my personal opinion on the options in the Analysis section.

--Stephan

On Nov 20, 2012, at 1:28 PM, James Cheney <jcheney@inf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> At the last face-to-face meeting I agreed to check with Henry Thompson about this.  I thought there was a tracked action about this but there doesn't seem to be.  In any case, I asked Henry and he said he'd try to look at it this week.
> 
> --James
> 
> On Sep 13, 2012, at 3:12 PM, Provenance Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> 
>> PROV-ISSUE-553: QNames are too restrictive as identifiers [XML Serialization]
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/553
>> 
>> Raised by: Luc Moreau
>> On product: XML Serialization
>> 
>> 
>> The current schema uses xsd:QName for identifiers.
>> 
>> As a result, the following identifier is not allowed:
>> 
>>       <prov:activity prov:id="pc1:00000p1">
>>           <prov:label>align_warp 1</prov:label>
>>       </prov:activity>
>> 
>> An xml schema  validator would complain with:
>> 
>> 'pc1:00000p1' is not a valid value for 'QName'
>> 
>> 
>> Solution: allow for prov:QualifiedName (as defined in prov-n).
>> 
>> Luc
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
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