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RE: the composite ID attribute

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 18:36:34 -0000
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

> > RDF could make use of a URI with an XPointer portion, which
> > in turn could
> > identify items in a manner close to what you suggest. It
> > wouldn't match the
> > use of IDs in RDF/XML all that closely though. Indeed I'm
> Could you elaborate for me? I thought that RDF already used URI with
> (bareword) XPointer to generate a URI-ref.

True. It would also be possible to use a URI that used more features of
XPointer in the rdf:about or rdf:resource attributes. I can't think of this
having much value in identifying features of an RDF document, but I could be
useful in identifying a sub-resource that something is rdf:about.
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