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Re: N-Triples: Naming anonnodes

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 12:03:55 +0100
To: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
CC: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Message-ID: <20808.995972635@tatooine.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>
>>>Aaron Swartz said:
> On Sunday, July 22, 2001, at 05:09  AM, Dave Beckett wrote:
> 
> > RDF/XML parsers can legitimately attack the RDF statement generation
> > in different orders (e.g. suck it all into a DOM and take top level
> > elements in reverse order), and they can thus generate identifiers
> > for anonymous nodes in different orders.
> 
> Is something like element number a standard piece of such APIs? 
> Any sort of standardized identifier of the sort?

Not that I am aware of in the APIs.  I don't think there is even such
a thing an enumerated ordering in XML-DOM, XML-SAX or XML-Infoset
(although there is an ordering for XML content, it has no enumeration).

> I was just throwing it out as a suggestion. If you feel it is 
> too difficult to implement, than I'd just as well throw it away.

Thanks for the suggestion.

Dave
Received on Tuesday, 24 July 2001 07:03:56 EDT

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