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Re: Questions on Container Proposal

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 08 May 2001 16:12:07 +0100
To: Gabe Beged-Dov <begeddov@jfinity.com>
cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <13460.989334727@tatooine.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>
>>>Gabe Beged-Dov said:
> small nit. the XML ID type is specifically not used in the BNF since
> the ID can appear multiple times in an RDF/XML document. So even if
> the _<n> approach had not been used (thus allowing use of DTD), the
> DTD wouldn't have been able to do ID validation.  

One of many nits.  I had a working assumption we could add words so
that an RDF ID would be defined as an XML ID which isn't clear since
RDF doesn't use words, a DTD or even XML Schema to define the syntax
terms.  I'm just trying to fix bigger nits!

Some RDF/XML parsers check the IDs as XML IDs (no duplicates allowed,
restrictions on allowed chars in the ID) and some don't.

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