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Re: EARL, Typed Node Elements and abbreviated syntax.

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 18:08:45 -0500
Message-Id: <c5b103e453a8cc35f4570384ea1dcf70@w3.org>
To: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Le 08 mars 2005, à 17:46, Charles McCathieNevile a écrit :
> The current draft EARL spec uses a number of things, including entity 
> declarations, to try and make the syntax slightly more readable. Since 
> RDF is a) meant for machines, not people, an b) about as readable in 
> any form it apears in, the version I drafted that actually validates 
> doesn't use the entity stuff. It means the document is longer, but it 
> relies on fewer things being implemented in order to achieve 
> interoperability.

Yep as long as it doesn't change the graph, abbreviated or not is 
something which should be handled at a software level. I think it's the 
work of the implementer to deal with it. It can be suggested that one 
type of ouput is preferred, but even that, I'm not sure it's necessary.



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