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Re: @rel syntax in RDFa (relevant to ISSUE-60 discussion), was: Using XMLNS in link/@rel

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 17:26:41 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Manu Sporny" <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>, "HTMLWG WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "RDFa mailing list" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, public-xhtml2@w3.org
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On Thu, 05 Mar 2009 17:15:07 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  

> Steven Pemberton wrote:
>>> Yes. Using a safe-CURIE wouldn't have prevented that, but at least it  
>>> wouldn't break URIs in rel values.
>>  Wait, you can't use URIs as rel values, because "next" is just as  
>> valid a URI as "http://www.w3.org/foo". You would have to have a 'safe  
>> uri' format such as "<next>" and "<http://www.w3.org/foo>" to make it  
>> possible to interpret a rel directly as a URI.
> The string "next" is a URI reference  
> (<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc3986.html#rfc.section.4.1>), not a  
> URI (<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc3986.html#rfc.section.3>).

Sorry, I was using the term URI as it is used as a datatype in HTML4. The  
datatype of @href in HTML4 is "URI", which as you point out, is called a  
URI reference in other contexts.

Best wishes,


> Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 5 March 2009 16:26:59 UTC

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