[whatwg] RDFa Features

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Thu Aug 28 03:24:49 PDT 2008

On Aug 28, 2008, at 12:18, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> On Aug 27, 2008, at 16:33, Smylers wrote:
>>> So that is one disadvantage of URIs: they are long.  In fact they  
>>> are so
>>> long that people have gone to the bother of inventing additional  
>>> syntax
>>> to avoid having to write them out.
>> Moreover, having to look up the URIs is a major pain when writing  
>> software that processes namespaced XML. I can remember "xhtml",  
>> "xlink" or "svg", but I can't remember the namespace URIs. What  
>> random year do they contain? Is there a slash in the end?
> I always use copy & paste. So I really don't care a lot.

I always copy & paste, too. That's my point. Namespace waste my time  
almost every day.

I don't need to copy and paste when I write "href" or "p". Those I can  
memorize with confidence that I memorize them right.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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