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Re: Last Call Response to ISSUE-62: @prefix processing order

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2011 06:43:51 +0100
Message-Id: <67C3B4E4-2C24-4BED-8D17-FC540E3FFEBC@w3.org>
Cc: RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
I am fine with the decision.


Ivan Herman
Tel:+31 641044153

On 17 Jan 2011, at 03:24, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> Hi Ivan,
> This is an official response from the RDFa Working Group concerning a
> Last Call issue that you raised concerning the processing order of the
> @prefix attribute:
> http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/track/issues/62
> We discussed this issue during the telecon last week, the record of the
> conversation can be found in the minutes:
> http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/meetings/2011-01-13#ISSUE__2d_62__3a____40_prefix_processing_order
> As you may recall, the conversation focused on whether or not we had
> decided that @prefix would be processed beginning-to-end or
> end-to-beginning. Earlier, when discussing ISSUE-23:
> http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/track/issues/23
> we had decided that @profile should be processed end-to-beginning based
> on argumentation from Toby Inkster and Mark Birbeck. The group decided
> that the order that was picked for @profile should be the same for
> @prefix to reduce the cognitive load on developers. We didn't want
> @profile to be processed end-to-beginning and @prefix to be processed
> beginning-to-end. After some discussion, we decided that
> beginning-to-end seemed to make the most amount of sense and that the
> decision should apply to both @prefix and @profile. That is to say, this
> decision overturns the decision we made for ISSUE-23.
> @prefix MUST be processed beginning-to-end.
> @profile MUST be processed beginning-to-end.
> Thank you for this feedback, Ivan, as well as all of the feedback,
> implementation advice, and W3C process suggestions that you have
> provided throughout the life-cycle of the RDFa work. Your time and
> energy to ensure that we make it to REC while doing a thorough job is
> very much appreciated.
> Since this is a Last Call issue, we ask that you please respond to this
> e-mail and let us know if this solution works for you.
> -- manu
> -- 
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
> President/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
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