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Re: Requirements for a possible "RDF 2.0"

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 14:30:03 +0000
To: Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <1263479403.29455.2.camel@ophelia2.g5n.co.uk>
On Wed, 2010-01-13 at 11:00 -0500, Chris Welty wrote:
> I suppose we don't really need to discuss whether we should
> investigate an "RDF 2.0", but rather what kinds of requirements
> various RDF users have that they would like to be considered (I'd like
> this thread to be less "+1" and "-1" messages, and more "I'd like to
> see RDF support x...") 

Adopt SPARQL's data model for all future Semantic Web standards -- for
all SW protocols and serialisations.

The major differences between SPARQL's data model and RDF are:

  * Explicit support for named graphs
  * Literal subjects
  * Blank node predicates

(Though it might be a good idea to phase out blank nodes.)

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Toby A Inkster
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