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Re: RDF Serializations

From: Damian Steer <d.steer@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 16:56:38 +0000
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4C906052-F502-466C-A8CF-F9E51BB43FB8@bristol.ac.uk>
To: Rob Vesse <rav08r@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On 12 Mar 2010, at 10:41, Rob Vesse wrote:

>> Hi All,
>> 
>> I've been putting some thought in to RDF Serializations in the context
>> of linked data; and ever increasingly I'm questioning why I feel the
>> need to offer "the same" RDF graphs serialized in different formats.
>> 
>> I guess a specific questions would be, does anybody operate a linked
>> data consuming library that doesn't support a particular serialization?
> 
> Yes I expect they do because unfortunately RDF/XML is still the only
> officially endorsed W3C standard...

No longer true: RDFa in XHTML is a recommendation.[1] I've been corrected on that in the past :-)

N-Triples is, together with RDF/XML, the best supported serialisation.

Damian

[1] <http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax/>
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