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Re: What is it that's wrong with rdf:List [summary]

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 17:05:07 +0200
Message-Id: <453FB079-22C7-406F-95CB-5994A509AFCB@danbri.org>
To: Norman Gray <norman@astro.gla.ac.uk>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>




On 19 Jun 2010, at 16:47, Norman Gray <norman@astro.gla.ac.uk> wrote:

>
> Greetings.
>
> Many thanks, everyone, for interesting and thoughtful explanations  
> here.
>
> In summary, it seems that:
>
>  * rdf:List isn't fundamentally defective, but
>  * it is often at least inconvenient to use with SPARQL, and
>  * it collides with OWL, which has hijacked rdf:List for internal use.

We added rdf:List to rdf in the 2004 rdfcore revision, to address some  
owl-related needs. So 'hijack' is a little unfair :)

Dan
Received on Saturday, 19 June 2010 15:05:48 GMT

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