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RE: Clarification of charmod-uri

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 10:38:43 +0100
To: <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Cc: <me@aaronsw.com>, <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JAEBJCLMIFLKLOJGMELDGEOCCDAA.jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
> 1) maybe I am misunderstanding it but
> [[
> Axiom: Opacity of URIs
> The only thing you can use an identifier for is to refer to an object.
> When you are not dereferencing you should not look at the contents of
> the URI string to gain other information as little as possible.
> ]] -- http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/Axioms.html#opaque

Isn't that very much in line with the xlink and XML erratum 26 text, which
mandate delaying of %-escaping until dereferencing. When applied to RDF we
then do not %-escape when constructing the graph; which is what we

> 2) RFC2396 the URI spec so far, and I have to build
> stuff like our R representative mechanism on top of that

??? (Sorry I haven't understood)

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