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Re: locally scoped Class and Property declarations

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 21:02:15 +0100
Message-ID: <3B9E6DC7.9980D055@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Nikita Ogievetsky <nogievet@cogx.com>
CC: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

I have added a pointer to your suggestion in the further discussion section


For future reference, I try to track this mailing list and pick up
and record issues and suggestions that are arise.  However, I do sometimes
get overloaded and may miss some.  If you have a definite proposal you
wish to make to the WG, such as this one, its better to send it to

And thanks for the suggestion.


Nikita Ogievetsky wrote:
> I want to propose an addendum to the Jonathan Borden's proposal:
> "It is proposed that the algorithm be modified, so that, when the URI of the
> namespace ends in a letter or an "_" character, then the URI should consist
> of the URI of the namespace concatenated with a "#" character then
> concatenated with the localname." [1]
> With the following:
> When Element node is not qualified, then the URI should consist of a "#"
> character concatenated with the localname.
> Without it and with deprecating of relative URIs in namespaces
> it becomes impossible to build dynamic RDF documents with locally scoped
> Class and Property declarations.
> Thanks,
> --Nikita.
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2000/03/rdf-tracking/#rdfms-qname-uri-mapping
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