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Re: absolute-URIs-with-optional-fragmenmt-identifiers

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@upclink.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 09:59:05 -0500
Message-Id: <200109201501.f8KF1Gm21983@theinfo.org>
Cc: RDF core WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
To: Graham Klyne <GK@NineByNine.org>
On Thursday, September 20, 2001, at 09:44  AM, Graham Klyne wrote:

>> :We :between ( [a :Rock] [ a :Place ; :feel :Hard ] ) .
>> "We're between a rock and a hard place."
> ... much as we might wish to fix this problem, I think that 
> it's beyond our charter to do so, for reasons of backwards 
> compatibility.

I disagree with that statement -- our charter is to fix problems 
with the spec! Obviously we must attempt to do it in a backwards 
compatible way, but this is no excuse to ignore the issue. There 
are a number of solutions to this issue, and only one of them is 
making documents with WebRefs/URI-views illegal.

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