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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 15:42:55 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20080123.154255.47838896.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: alanruttenberg@gmail.com
Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
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 15:54:31 -0500

> So
> 
> DatatypeProperty(<http://example.com/9>)
> Individual(f:Dad type(owl:Thing) value(<http://example.com/9> "nine"))
> 
> isn't round-trippable. However I never really thought of that as a  
> round trip issue as much as a "trip" issue. You can't even get it in  
> to RDF/XML never mind get it back in the same form.

Which means that it is not round-trippable, which is a ...wait for it... 
round-tripping problem.  (Otherwise, why not round-trip through COBOL?)

> -Alan

peter


> On Jan 23, 2008, at 1:58 PM, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> 
> > Not true.
> >
> > RDF/XML cannot encode arbitrary RDF graphs.  See
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-syntax-grammar/#section-Serialising
> > for more information.
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