[whatwg] RDFa Features

Julian Reschke 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

It would.

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!~
> Chris

I do agree this is a problem, and I think there was a TAG comment with 
respect to this during Last Call.

BR, Julian

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