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Re: problem with test 87 and resolution of :foo

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 10:28:07 +0100
Message-ID: <47AC20A7.4080103@w3.org>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
CC: RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

again, I was following Mark's lead on this:


see his comment on my comments on test #63

I do not really have strong feelings neither pro or con, the main issue 
I am interested in is to have this clearly defined:-)


Ben Adida wrote:
> Hi all,
> So I'm trying out my parser on test case 87, which tests the following:
> <a rel=":alternate" href="http://example.org/alternate">alternate</a>
> <a rel=":appendix" href="http://example.org/appendix">appendix</a>
> ...
> and other reserved words prefixed with just ":". Now the test says that 
> these should resolve to vocab#alternate, vocab#appendix, etc...
> Except, the top of the XHTML document contains:
> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
> And since I'm processing xmlns statements, whatever default CURIE 
> namespace I put in gets overridden by the document itself.
> Is it really the right thing to say "parse xmlns declarations *except* 
> for the default namespace one, which is always vocab#?"
> this obviously shouldn't affect rel="license", since we do that with 
> pre-processing special-casing anyways, but I didn't expect that 
> rel=":license"  would also require special-casing.
> Thoughts?
> -Ben


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