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Re: ISSUE-129 (Power of @vocab): Change the power of @vocab, related to default term interpretation [3rd LC Comments - RDFa 1.1 Core]

From: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 17:21:48 +0100
Message-ID: <CADjV5jcqZpnZRYHBJGYyMCOkJPKQqsH1xfOBk57t413-4Mm11Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: RDF Web Applications Working Group <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
Hi Shane,

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 4:42 PM, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com> wrote:
> My immediate reaction to this is "ummm... no?"  We can't reverse this order.
>  It would mean that if there is EVER an @vocab then terms don't work.  Why
> would we want terms to not work?  Or am I missing something?

Yes, I explain why in depth in my email (specifically the section
"Predefined terms") [1], and Ivan had some thoughts on it as well [2],
which I'll reply to as soon as I can.

The short answer as to why is: because terms can clash with the intent
of authors relying on @vocab to apply uniformly.

Kind regards,
Niklas

[1]: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdfa-wg/2012Feb/0021.html
[2]: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdfa-wg/2012Feb/0024.html


>
> On 2/13/2012 2:24 AM, RDF Web Applications Working Group Issue Tracker
> wrote:
>>
>> ISSUE-129 (Power of @vocab): Change the power of @vocab, related to
>> default term interpretation [3rd LC Comments - RDFa 1.1 Core]
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/track/issues/129
>>
>> Raised by: Niklas Lindström
>> On product: 3rd LC Comments - RDFa 1.1 Core
>>
>> The essence of the proposal change the rules in 7.4.3 to:
>>
>> [[[
>> * If there is a local default vocabulary, the IRI is obtained by
>> concatenating that value and the term.
>> * Otherwise, check if the term matches an item in the list of local
>> term mappings. First compare against the list case-sensitively, and if
>> there is no match then compare case-insensitively. If there is a
>> match, use the associated IRI.
>> * Otherwise, the term has no associated IRI and must be ignored.
>> ]]]
>>
>> See related mails
>>
>>
>
> --
> Shane McCarron
> Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
> +1 763 786 8160 x120
>
>
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