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Re: RDF+Transformation = XHTML or is there sth like inverse GRDDL?

From: Jacco van Ossenbruggen <Jacco.van.Ossenbruggen@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2007 16:16:41 +0200
Message-ID: <468BABC9.80609@cwi.nl>
To: Jacek Kopecky <jacek.kopecky@deri.org>
CC: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, al@jku.at, semantic-web@w3.org

Jacek Kopecky wrote:
> So the idea was: use SPARQL SELECT to get the data that you need and put
> them in the XML variable binding results table (which may have been the
> wrong choice), then use XSLT to transform that to the target XML. 
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 You might want to read an article we wrote about a variant of this idea:
"Smart style: combining RDF semantics with XML document transformations"

A preprint is available as a CWI techreport here:

This was written in 2003, all pre-Sparql of course, so the examples are 
based on SeRQL.

The bottom line is that you do not need a new language per se, because 
you can do the SPARQL query
with a single, trivial to implement, XSLT extension (always remember 
that the X in XSLT stands for extensible, not for XML :-)

Hope this helps,

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