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Re: [Bug 23567] New: URI inconsistency in XHTML vocabulary space

From: Shane McCarron <ahby@aptest.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2013 08:37:25 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOk_reGgnhWD_F7oaLRjHV5L7=sZ_0thW40QZ2Bk-dHAq6wTSA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, W3C RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
No reason.  Historically I think there was a .xhtml and a .html version of
the document and this was a way to redirect based upon the preference of
the user agent.


On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 3:25 AM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:

> Shane, Steven,
>
> I am not sure how this came about but, indeed, the .../xhtml/vocab is
> redirected to .../xhtml/vocab/ by virtue of the fact that
> .../xhtml/vocab.html does not exist. I am not sure how this came about in
> the past, any reason? An reason why we could not, at least, repeat the
> vocab files themselves as vocab.html?
>
> Ivan
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> > Resent-From: public-rdfa-wg@w3.org
> > From: bugzilla@jessica.w3.org
> > Subject: [Bug 23567] New: URI inconsistency in XHTML vocabulary space
> > Date: October 19, 2013 05:16:16 GMT+02:00
> > To: public-rdfa-wg@w3.org
> > Archived-At: <
> http://www.w3.org/mid/bug-23567-6123@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
> > List-Id: <public-rdfa-wg.w3.org>
> >
> > https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23567
> >
> >            Bug ID: 23567
> >           Summary: URI inconsistency in XHTML vocabulary space
> >           Product: HTML WG
> >           Version: unspecified
> >          Hardware: PC
> >                OS: Linux
> >            Status: NEW
> >          Severity: normal
> >          Priority: P2
> >         Component: HTML+RDFa (editor: Manu Sporny)
> >          Assignee: msporny@digitalbazaar.com
> >          Reporter: krisstal_95@hotmail.com
> >        QA Contact: public-rdfa-wg@w3.org
> >
> > (Please note that this issue affects the w3.org website rather than the
> > HTML+RDFa specification)
> >
> > The documented URI for the default XHTML vocabulary space is
> > http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab#
> > For example, this page itself states: "This document describes the items
> that
> > are available in the default XHTML vocabulary space:
> > http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab#."
> >
> > However, this URL is a permanent redirect to
> > http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab/# (note the trailing slash).
> >
> > This issue triggers some warnings on link validators, such as the one
> provided
> > by the W3C itself. For an example, see this validation result:
> >
> http://validator.w3.org/checklink?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fdemo.opensourcecms.com%2Fdrupal%2F&hide_type=all&depth=&check=Check
> >
> > As many third-party implementations already rely on the documented URI,
> the
> > safest approach to solve the issue would be to make sure that the W3C
> website
> > does not redirect when visiting http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab#
> >
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-- 
Shane P. McCarron
Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
Received on Saturday, 19 October 2013 13:37:53 UTC

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