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Re: Generic processing of Fragment IDs in RFC 3023bis

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 22:37:29 -0400
Cc: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A84C6D0C-FE3C-4600-8EC2-C87C3C73E955@w3.org>
To: Graham Klyne <GK-lists@ninebynine.org>
If rdf:ID is defined as having uniqueness constraints then it is surely broken for
RDF as the same thing can of course be referred to in lots of of places 
in the file, with exactly the same syntax. 


> Jonathan Rees wrote:
>> [...] The RDF/XML DTD
>> (http://www.w3.org/XML/9710rdf-dtd/rdf.dtd) gives the rdf:ID attribute
>> type ID, and the XML specs (including xml:id and Xpointer) do their
>> very best to ensure that attributes with type ID are as much as
>> possible the same as xml:id. The RDF/XML spec also makes rdf:ID very
>> similar to xml:id - same syntactic and uniqueness constraints. So it
>> seemed highly likely to me that rdf:ID defines fragids the same way
>> that xml:id does.
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