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Re: URL/URI/IRI resolution in HTML5/RDF/RDFa

From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 18:07:05 +0000
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <14BDD1C0-E1A9-4409-8256-868D503A97E6@jenitennison.com>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>

On 2 Nov 2011, at 17:30, Larry Masinter wrote:
> " This behaviour by HTML5 was the subject of a long-running issue [4], which I believe Larry was involved in, which was eventually resolved to give the specification we see today."
> The IRI/HTML5 issue is still being worked on actively.

Ah right. What's the HTML issue or bug and what's the current status?

> " The RDFWAWG has opened rdfa-ISSUE-114 on this [10] which is on their agenda for discussion tomorrow. Do we have any advice for them?"
> My advice is that they make sure their requirements for IRI standards are clear and to get them accepted by the IETF IRI working group, which is chartered to develop a solution that meets the broader requirements not only for browsers (HTML5) but for other applications that need IRIs that have nothing to do with HTML except for the possibility of copy/paste.

I think that RDFa is only interested in IRIs because RDF is and RDFa wants to support all RDF.

Jeni Tennison
Received on Wednesday, 2 November 2011 18:07:30 UTC

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