[whatwg] RDFa Features
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Aug 27 08:54:14 PDT 2008
Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> This amounts to saying that URLs take precedence over CURIEs and CURIEs can
> be enclosed in brackets in case of any ambiguity. This sounds ridiculous
> given the weight you put on avoiding ambiguities and name clashes. Since
My recommendation is to require the non-ambiguous notation everywhere
where URIs can appear.
> the author does not control the URL scheme registration process, he can
> never be sure that a particular prefix is "safe", therefore using unsafe
> CURIEs is just asking for trouble. However, Manu's examples DO NOT use safe
> CURIEs, nor do any examples I have seen on this discussion. Good heavens!~
I do agree this is a problem, and I think there was a TAG comment with
respect to this during Last Call.
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