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Re: PROPOSAL to close ISSUE-37: is _ a special prefix? or a URI?

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2010 22:36:29 -0500
Message-ID: <4CA94BBD.2010805@aptest.com>
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
CC: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
  It is definitely a special curie prefix.  Where do you think we should 
indicate this within RDFa Core?

On 10/3/2010 3:06 PM, Toby Inkster wrote:
> On Sun, 03 Oct 2010 13:08:22 -0400
> Manu Sporny<msporny@digitalbazaar.com>  wrote:
>> The argument of whether or not "_:abc" is a true URI or whether it
>> is merely a mapping to RDF's "_" mechanism was discussed as well.
> While we're clear that it *semantically* maps to the RDF concept of
> blank nodes, I do think it would be useful if we could indicate how it
> is treated *syntactically* - i.e. is it a special CURIE prefix, or a
> special URI scheme? This is important as the former can be used as part
> of the Safe CURIE syntax (wrapped with brackets) whereas the latter
> must not.
> I think in RDFa 1.0, it was treated as a special CURIE prefix.

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