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RDF/XML Syntax Bug: Incorrect resolve(...) Calls

From: Sean B. Palmer <sean@miscoranda.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2007 10:18:21 +0000
Message-ID: <b6bb4d890711010318n16d3720ak71ad897258ec05a9@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-rdf-comments@w3.org

Section 6.3.3 Grammar Action Notation of the RDF/XML Syntax
Specification (Revised) [1] defines the resolve action with the
signature resolve(e, s), i.e. taking two arguments, and yet we find
the following:

- 7.2.11 Production nodeElement

- 7.2.21 Production emptyPropertyElt

Which is a bug. I believe that both of these should read:

u:=uri(identifier:=resolve(e, a.string-value))

But this suggestion ought to be peer reviewed; it's intuitive rather
than based on comparing with existing implementations &c.


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-rdf-syntax-grammar-20040210/

Sean B. Palmer, http://inamidst.com/sbp/
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