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Re: Summary of the QName to URI Mapping Problem

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@upclink.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 12:54:50 -0400
Message-Id: <200108162033.f7GKXrf20699@theinfo.org>
To: Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org, SCranefield@infoscience.otago.ac.nz
On Thursday, August 16, 2001, at 06:25  AM, 
Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:

> Nobody can rightfully tell me that the above URI scheme is 
> invalid (even
> if they wouldn't necessarily choose to use it) or that I must 
> accept the
> invalid and meaningless URI "urn:partax:(foo)bar" (invalid because it
> violates the partax URI scheme syntax and meaningless because no such
> resource exists) instead of the correct "urn:partax:(foo(bar))" as the
> URI of my resource within any arbitrary RDF context running on 
> any machine
> anywhere in the SW. Sorry. Nope. No way.

Yes, there is a bug in RDF/XML with regards to this. Use 
N-Triples or N3 or something instead. There is an issue about 
this on the list, but I agree, it is a problem.

       "Aaron Swartz"      |              The Semantic Web
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