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Re: Towards a TAG consideration of CURIEs

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  • John Cowan
    ... Or for that matter just _ . I *never* understood why that was such a problem. ... +1 -- Where the wombat has walked, John Cowan
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 12, 2007
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      Booth, David (HP Software - Boston) scripsit:

      > Would it be feasible to mandate a particular prefix as part of all
      > taxonomy IDs, such as "code:"? For example:

      Or for that matter just "_". I *never* understood why that was
      such a problem.

      > I know you (or someone else) mentioned that publishers do not want to
      > modify their existing codes, but something like this would be easy for
      > both human and machine to syntactically distinguish from the original
      > codes ("12345" or "foo"). In that sense the prefix seems conceptually
      > no different from other XML syntax that surrounds the original codes and
      > must be parsed away to retrieve the original codes.

      +1

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      Where the wombat has walked, John Cowan <cowan@...>
      it will inevitably walk again. http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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