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From: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 18:39:45 +0000
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On 9 March, Dan wrote:

> On Thu, 2006-03-09 at 16:16 +0000, Misha Wolf wrote:
> > I think that this is correct:
> > 
> > -  The RDDL architecture places the RDDL document at the 
> >    namespace location.  This document specifies any number of 
> >    links to typed resources.
> > 
> > -  The GRDDL architecture provides a few hardwired locations for 
> >    the transforms.  One of these locations is a specialised 
> >    attribute in the namespace document.
> > 
> > These strike me as very different approaches.  The former is 
> > open-ended, the latter is not.
> Actually, the latter subsumes the former, so it is at least
> as open-ended, if not more.
> The few "hardwired" locations specified by GRDDL include the
> case of a RDDL-style namespace document. And as to "any number
> of links to typed resources", that's analagous to a bunch
> of RDF statements, which you can express in the GRDDL
> architecture, either directly as RDF/XML or using some
> other syntax via a transformation.

I'm not sure whether we are misunderstanding each other or whether 
I am misunderstanding the GRDDL document [1].  The document is very 
terse, and I may be missing some context.  Please clarify how one 
would construct a human-readable RDDL document containing links to 
GRDDL transform(s), among other resources.  Please also clarify 
what Nature/Purpose [2] one would use for the GRDDL link(s).

[1] http://www.w3.org/2004/01/rdxh/spec
[2] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/nsDocuments/

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