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Re: more FPWDs? (was Re: Possible new public working draft?)

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 23:00:44 +0900
Message-ID: <29af5e2d0802270600r22c722daj46ea376fff3098de@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ivan Herman" <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: "Michael Schneider" <schneid@fzi.de>, "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hpl.hp.com>, public-owl-wg@w3.org
I concur with Ivan's assessment.-Alan

On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 9:06 PM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:

> Michael,
>
> I believe this would be more than just 'illustration'. If such an XSLT
> transform was done and its references properly added to the namespace
> document of OWL/XML, that would mean that every OWL/XML document could
> be automatically transformed into RDF/XML via a GRDDL aware processor
> (and they already exist!), which would have all kinds of practical
> advantages. And, of course, an implementation may reveal possible
> inconsistencies that could improve the quality of all specifications
> involved...
>
> Ivan
>
> Michael Schneider wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Jeremy Carroll [mailto:jjc@hpl.hp.com]
> >> Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 11:12 AM
> >> To: Michael Schneider
> >> Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org
> >> Subject: Re: more FPWDs? (was Re: Possible new public working draft?)
> >>
> >> Michael Schneider wrote:
> >>
> >>> Can you please elaborate on this point? Personally, I do not
> >> know much about
> >>> GRDDL, and in particular I do not understand how GRDDL relates to the
> >>> OWL/XML serialization.
> >>>
> >>
> >> GRDDL allows a transform (usually written in XSLT) to be
> >> associated with
> >> either a specific XML document, or via a namespace document,
> >> with an XML
> >> namespace.
> >>
> >> This transform takes XML documents with root elements in that
> >> namespace
> >> as input, and as output gives an RDF/XML document.
> >>
> >> Hence, implementing the mapping rules as XSLT, and using GRDDL would
> >> illustrate the relationship between the OWL/XML syntax, the functional
> >> syntax, the graph syntax and RDF/XML.
> >>
> >> Jeremy
> >
> > Thanks, Jeremy, for the explanation!
> >
> > I do not understand why we need to explictly show a relationship between
> OWL/XML and RDF/XML. There's a mapping between Functional Syntax and OWL/XML
> on the one hand, and between Functional Syntax and RDF on the other hand,
> together with a serialization mapping between RDF and RDF/XML.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Michael
> >
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