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Re: RDF namespace conventions

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2000 15:31:13 -0500
Message-Id: <200005221922.PAA1034529@smtp1.mail.iamworld.net>
To: "Tim Berners-Lee" <timbl@w3.org>, <xml-uri@w3.org>, "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
At 11:51 AM 2000-05-22 -0400, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
>So, the layer separation you suggest would work only with either
>(a) no relative URIs -- at least a warning that XML lower layers don't grok
>them, or
>(b) change lower layers to absolutize before comparing.
>Either of these would be consistent.  The second would be cleaner.

Cleaner product, dirtier process.  [Personal opinion: not enough cleaner
product to warrant the process breakage.]

(a) under the 'warning' interpretation (NOT "no relative") might seem to be
the most-broadly-agreeable way to move ahead.  We haven't taken a fresh
straw poll in this group to be sure.

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