Re: RDF and xml:base

Dave Beckett <> wrote:

> RDF does not interpret all namespaces from the RDF/XML syntax - the
> XML namespaces spec reserves all namespace prefixes starting 'xml'
> for XML use:
> If any RDF/XML parser does something with the xml:base attribute at
> the RDF level - emitting it as a property say - then that is wrong.

The XML spec says that such names are reserved -- RDF never says that such
names should not be processed. From my reading, only the W3C is able to make
attributes starting with these characters, but I see nothing prevent them
from being processed by RDF.

[ Aaron Swartz | | ]

Received on Friday, 11 May 2001 14:01:18 UTC