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Re: Unprefixed attribute names in RDF

At 08:23 PM 07/01/01 -0500, David Megginson wrote:
>RDF Model and Syntax, unfortunately, isn't at all clear on this point.
>It's probably best always to prefix rdf:about, rdf:resource, rdf:ID,
>etc., just to be safe, though the spec does have examples like
>  <rdf:Description about="...">
>   ...
>  </rdf:Description>
>implying that 'about' and friends can optionally be unprefixed when
>the element name is in the RDF Namespace.

Blecch.  But suppose you had

<rdf:Description about="aaa" rdf:about="bbb" >

Which is namespace-legal.  The RDF spec really should specify 
either one or the other, this is probably an erratum. -Tim