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Re: RDF/XML and named graphs

From: Chris Richard <chris.richard@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 08:06:20 -0800
Message-ID: <4c7b59910712180806j2b5cf69cp4534aefcaad7afba@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Noah Slater" <nslater@bytesexual.org>
Cc: "Richard Cyganiak" <richard@cyganiak.de>, "Steffen Staab" <staab@uni-koblenz.de>, "Peter Ansell" <ansell.peter@gmail.com>, "Fabien Gandon" <Fabien.Gandon@sophia.inria.fr>, p.roe@qut.edu.au, j.hogan@qut.edu.au, "Semantic Web" <semantic-web@w3.org>

I thought I should clarify - I'm not trying to argue over this or say
that you shouldn't do this - this seems like a useful scenario. I just
want to make sure I have a clear understanding of the usefulness of
XML tools on RDF/XML data.

On Dec 18, 2007 8:01 AM, Chris Richard <chris.richard@gmail.com> wrote:
> But you are in control of the RDF/XML serialisation and do it in a
> consistent way, right? You can't grab any old RDF/XML and run this
> XSLT on it even if it the data uses the same RDF schema.
>
>
> On Dec 18, 2007 7:48 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@bytesexual.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 03:12:06PM +0000, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
> > > Tool support for RDF/XML is better than for N3 or other formats. There is
> > > more data available in RDF/XML. It is an official W3C standard. Those are
> > > the good things.
> >
> > In an application I am developing, at least, RDF/XML is a usful
> > serialisation format solely because of it's ability to be transformed
> > via XSLT in the browser.
> >
> > --
> > Noah Slater <http://bytesexual.org/>
> >
> > "Creativity can be a social contribution, but only in so far as
> > society is free to use the results." - R. Stallman
> >
>
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