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Re: Deprecate most "native" RDF serializations

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 10:21:21 -0700
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <F9AC729B-FE17-4C56-8FF3-724409282F83@garlik.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
On 4 May 2012, at 00:57, Andy Seaborne wrote:

> 
> 
> On 04/05/12 06:49, Dan Brickley wrote:
>> On 4 May 2012, at 06:42, Manu Sporny<msporny@digitalbazaar.com>  wrote:
>> 
>>> Please send a strong signal out to RDF authors deprecating the following
>>> "native" RDF serializations:
>>> 
>>> * RDF/XML
>>> * N-Triples
>>> * N3
>>> * TRiG
>>> * N-Quads
>>> * anything else that isn't TURTLE :)
>> 
>> What should rdf-in-svg use? Rdfa?
>> 
>> How about all those Adobe-XMP embeds in jpegs, pdfs etc? What does it mean to deprecate rdf-xml there?
>> 
>> Ntriples --- am i the only one who regularly filters rdf ntriples dumps by grepping ?
> 
> No, you are not.  I've found it a good way to clean the data up by running Perl on N-triples and also extracting a certain part of a large dump.

Yep, the only problem is that it's not UTF-8 safe, other than that it's ideal for this purpose.

- Steve

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