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Re: [PROPOSAL] Named graphs in RDFa

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 12:51:17 +0100
Message-ID: <476905B5.7070007@w3.org>
To: "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>
CC: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
It is unclear what the semantics of Named Graphs are. Getting them into
an W3C Recommendation may not be a good practice...

Ivan

Hausenblas, Michael wrote:
> 
> All,
> 
> Proposal:
> Add a mechanism to RDFa that allows to indicate
> a graph's provenance (aka named graphs, etc.).
> 
> In the first phase we should decide IF we want
> this (or not :), then if/when we agree, we should
> discuss HOW to implement it.
> 
> Rational:
> Due to the ongoing discussions [1] and Fabien's
> W3C member submission [2] is ask myself:
> Why don't we introduce this feature in RDFa?
> 
> As we are about (or partly already did) add new
> stuff anyway (such as XHTML voc, CURIE, etc.), 
> why not supporting this IMO very important feature 
> right from the beginning?
> 
> Any thoughts?
> 
> Cheers,
> 	Michael
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2007Dec/0035.html
> [2] http://www.w3.org/Submission/rdfsource/
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