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Re: issue-mt-ns : XML is not RDF

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 20:29:47 +0100
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0611021129t17678cafpc2dc6e9973ae3770@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, public-grddl-wg <public-grddl-wg@w3.org>
Cc: sean@miscoranda.com, www-archive@w3.org
PS. The suggested solution can be tweaked a little to simply be:

* associate a grokGenericXMLNamespacesDocs.xsl with the data-view profile

* grokGenericXMLNamespacesDocs.xsl does an identity transformation on the
RDF/XML syntax specific to GRDDL transformation identification, removing
everything else

So it's not a matter of whether to interpret RDF/XML syntax with
application/xml as RDF; just to apply the GRDDL mechanism to namespace docs
served as application/xml - i.e. treat them as XML, no type guessing
required, no WebArch issues raised.

The specific XSLT will probably be non-trivial, but as it's only got to deal
with a handful of elements/attributes, shouldn't be rocket science either.



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