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Re: Proposal for 'URIs everywhere'

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2009 15:05:28 +0100
Message-ID: <4B0E8B28.7030305@gmx.de>
To: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>
CC: W3C RDFa task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Mark Birbeck wrote:
> Hi Julian,
> 
> Thanks for this.
> 
> The changes I'm proposing do actually give us 'URIorCURIEorSafeCURIE'
> everywhere.

Ah, I missed the "...orSafeCURIE".

> :)
> 
> It's just that since a CURIE is /either/ a [CURIE] or a [safe CURIE],
> I figured that using the name 'URIorCURIE' rather than
> 'URIorCURIEorSafeCURIE', to represent this in the prose, would be
> acceptable.
> 
> In other words, the functionality is definitely as you describe --
> i.e., it is backwards-compatible -- it's just that the short name I've
> used collapses the two types of CURIE into one, more general notion,
> of a CURIE.
> 
> But if there's a feeling that this might confuse people, and that we
> should use the longer term, then I don't have a problem with that
> either.
> ...

I was confused, so my assumption would be that others will be confused 
as well.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 26 November 2009 14:06:14 UTC

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