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RE: CURIEs: A proposal

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006 10:11:34 -0500
To: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, newsml-2@yahoogroups.com, public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org
Message-Id: <1150729894.19088.61.camel@dirk.w3.org>

On Thu, 2006-06-15 at 13:37 +0100, Misha Wolf wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> > [1] minutes of TAG ftf Wed 14 Jun, to appear
> In the absence of [1] it is not possible for me to form a definite
> opinion, but I have a strong feeling of mutual incomprehension.  
> How can the TAG form an opinion on the URI construction rule in the 
> absence of an overall architectural vision?  Maybe such a vision 
> has been formulated and will emerge in [1].  I won't spend too much 
> time on this now, as I'm acting on insufficient information, so 
> will make just a few brief points:
> -  For excellent reasons, there is no universal rule for how one 
>    should construct the IRI for an element/attribute name from a 
>    namespace IRI and a localname.  Is the TAG proposing that in 
>    the case of attribute values alone, there should be a universal 
>    rule?

Good question. I think not... I think this is input to the NewsML 2
design, intended to minimize confusion when people want to transfer
their knowledge from NewsML 2 to SPARQL and back.

It's not clear that the TAG is proposing anything, by the way;
I don't think the chair put a question to the group.

As to mutual incomprehension, yes, it seems a higher-bandwidth
medium is in order... more on that separately.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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