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Re: ISSUE-46 (conversion of plain literals to IRIs): Should plain literals that match fully qualified IRIs be automatically converted to IRIs [RDFa 1.1 Core]

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2010 17:16:44 +0200
Cc: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, RDFa Working Group WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <71F86E80-D1D5-46AA-9E71-2E9BF073727C@w3.org>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>

On Oct 8, 2010, at 17:11 , Shane McCarron wrote:

> I agree that these vocabularies have defined terms that are URIs.  But only opengraph has told people to use them in conjunction with RDFa in a way that is incorrect - right?

Actually, no exactly. They are consistent with themselves, because they provide a bad model for what they want to do and they force people to use a bad model to avoid that URI vs. string issue.

Ivan


> 
> On 10/8/2010 5:14 AM, Toby Inkster wrote:
>> On Thu, 7 Oct 2010 11:52:48 +0100
>> Mark Birbeck<mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>  wrote:
>> 
>>> My understanding of the use-case described was not 'hey
>>> everyone...let's just make literals and URIs the same', but rather the
>>> motivation was that authors wanting to use something like OGP might
>>> accidently use @property/@content instead of @rel/@resource/@href.
>> Authors using:
>> 
>> 	<meta property="og:url" content="http://example.com/" />
>> 
>> Are not doing so accidentally but intentionally. This is the correct
>> use of the OGP vocab. OGP is certainly not the only place where URIs
>> may appear as literals deliberately.
>> 
>> See, for instance:
>> 	<http://purl.org/NET/uri>
>> 	<http://open.vocab.org/docs/canonicalUri>
>> 
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