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Re: Syntaxes of the mapping language

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 15:11:04 +0100
To: Simon Reinhardt <simon.reinhardt@koeln.de>
Cc: public-rdb2rdf-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1253196664.20274.46.camel@ophelia2.g5n.co.uk>
On Thu, 2009-09-17 at 14:06 +0200, Simon Reinhardt wrote:
> "The mapping language SHOULD have a human-readable syntax as well as
> XML and RDF representations of the syntax for purposes of discovery
> and machine generation."
> In my opinion this is way too many representations (given that RDF
> itself has dozens of syntaxes already) which will be a huge burden on
> the implementors.

If the RDF syntax were the only normative one, a simplified XML syntax
could perhaps be published as a Note with accompanying GRDDL transform.

Toby A Inkster
Received on Thursday, 17 September 2009 14:11:52 UTC

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