Re: Generic processing of Fragment IDs in RFC 3023bis

On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 10:37 PM, Tim Berners-Lee <> wrote:
> 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.

Well... no.
You have to use rdf:about the other times.

> Tim
>> Jonathan Rees wrote:
>>> [...] The RDF/XML 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.

Received on Monday, 11 October 2010 13:27:16 UTC