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Re: XML Schema draft populates the intersection of Language and InformationResource [ISSUE-14 httpRange-14]

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 13:24:47 -0500
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: www-tag <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1191003887.16975.75.camel@pav>

On Thu, 2007-09-13 at 10:05 +0100, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
> Dan Connolly writes:
[...]
> > Is it just me, or does this seem like a map/territory bug, to others?
> > There are languages and there are documents that specify/describe
> > languages, but those classes don't intersect, do they?
> 
> No probably not.  But we've accepted puns similar to this in the past,
> particular wrt namespaces themselves. . .
> 
> > The httpRange-14 issue is closed, but I wonder if this is new
> > information that motivates taking another look.
> 
> Let's not be hasty -- do we have any extant examples of languages
> which _do_ publish separate URIs for the language and the spec.?  Do
> any of these use the 302 response for the language URI?  What, for
> example, is the URI which identifies HTML?  N3? Python?

The N3 language seems to be called

  http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/grammar/n3#language

The 303 redirect stuff is almost always more trouble than it's worth.
I can't think of any cases other than legacy when I'd recommend it.
Using doc#term is much more straightforward.

I can't think of any URIs for HTML nor python.

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