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Re: ISSUE-94 (n-ary constucts and RDF): Problem with roundtripping when going from functional-style syntax into RDF and back

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 13:58:06 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20080123.135806.22868008.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: boris.motik@comlab.ox.ac.uk
Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org

From: "Boris Motik" <boris.motik@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: RE: ISSUE-94 (n-ary constucts and RDF): Problem with roundtripping when going from functional-style syntax into RDF and back
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 19:00:09 -0000

> Hello,
> 
> (In my e-mails I used OWL/RDF for "OWL ontologies encoded in RDF/XML".)
> 
> I'm not sure I understand how RDF/XML is different from RDF graphs: I
> always thought that RDF/XML can be used to serialize each RDF
> graph; thus, I saw them as being of the same expressive power.

Not true.  

RDF/XML cannot encode arbitrary RDF graphs.  See
http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-syntax-grammar/#section-Serialising
for more information.

> Regards,
> 
> 	Boris
> 

peter
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