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Re: [whatwg] RDFa Features

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 17:54:14 +0200
Message-ID: <48B578A6.9040807@gmx.de>
To: Kristof Zelechovski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
CC: 'WHAT-WG' <whatwg@whatwg.org>, 'Ian Hickson' <ian@hixie.ch>, 'Manu Sporny' <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, www-archive@w3.org

Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> This amounts to saying that URLs take precedence over CURIEs and CURIEs can
> be enclosed in brackets in case of any ambiguity.  This sounds ridiculous
> given the weight you put on avoiding ambiguities and name clashes.  Since

It would.

My recommendation is to require the non-ambiguous notation everywhere 
where URIs can appear.

> the author does not control the URL scheme registration process, he can
> never be sure that a particular prefix is "safe", therefore using unsafe
> CURIEs is just asking for trouble.  However, Manu's examples DO NOT use safe


> CURIEs, nor do any examples I have seen on this discussion.  Good heavens!~
> Chris

I do agree this is a problem, and I think there was a TAG comment with 
respect to this during Last Call.

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 27 August 2008 15:54:57 UTC

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