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Alternatives to containers/collections (was Re: Requirements for a possible "RDF 2.0")

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 15:46:43 +0100
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd1001140646v6ef67e66t4e9a3fc76800c5a6@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
2010/1/14 Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>:

>> * containers (Bag, Alt, Seq) - quiet deprecation would probably be the
>> best bet, supported by clear instruction on how to use Lists
>
> Well... partly, I'm still not sold on Lists, they're hugely inconvenient to
> deal with in their triple form, and cause significant data-bloat.

I don't disagree, though the theory seems neater than containers, in
practice they do seem really clunky. Any thoughts on what might be a
better paradigm? Anything perhaps lightly layered on top of the
container style?

Cheers,
Danny.
Received on Thursday, 14 January 2010 14:47:17 GMT

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