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Re: RDF Graph questions

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 11:29:36 +0100
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To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

At 12:10 PM 5/30/02 +0300, Patrick Stickler wrote:
> > I am also tending to a view that a '#'-separator should be preferred, and
> > possibly even inserted automatically when forming a URIref from
> > URI-without-trailing-separator + fragment (Jonathan Borden's
> > suggestion?).
>Unfortunately, this does not work unless URIrefs are disallowed as
>namespace identifiers, as otherwise you encroach upon the fragment
>syntax specified for a given MIME type.

Ooer, I hadn't thought of that.

>How do you apply the above operation to the following namespace/name
>    <boo xmlns="foo://abc.com/bar#bas"/>
>The URI foo://abc.com/bar#bas#boo is invalid.

I don't have an obvious answer.  I could concoct something, but it starts 
to look messy.

Adding characters now looks less attractive, but the possible reasons for 
preferring '#' at the end of a namespace stand, I think.


Graham Klyne
Received on Thursday, 30 May 2002 06:23:04 UTC

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