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Re: Subjects as Literals, [was Re: The Ordered List Ontology]

From: Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2010 13:49:45 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTilGXwfTYOD_8AazJXEIqOxZzd9yAXeyy84CDNbB@mail.gmail.com>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, Jeremy Carroll <jeremy@topquadrant.com>, David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, nathan@webr3.org, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Hello!

On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 3:41 AM, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us> wrote:
>
> On Jun 30, 2010, at 4:25 PM, Toby Inkster wrote:
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>> On Wed, 30 Jun 2010 13:18:25 -0700
>> Jeremy Carroll <jeremy@topquadrant.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Here are the reasons I voted this way:
>>>
>>> - it will mess up RDF/XML
>>
>> No it won't - it will just mean that RDF/XML is only capable of
>> representing a subset of RDF graphs. And guess what? That's already
>> the case.
>>
>
> EXACTLY.

I whole-heartedly agree with Pat and Toby, here... This is a small
fix, and would get rid of one of the most obviously broken thing in
the current RDF spec.

We had a fairly heated discussion about that on IRC, last Tuesday,
which might be worth pointing to as it exposes arguments from both
sides of the fence:
http://chatlogs.planetrdf.com/swig/2010-06-29.html#T11-41-34

Best,
y

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> Pat
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>> <http://tobyinkster.co.uk>
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