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Re: #rdfms-difference-between-ID-and-about

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 17:51:04 -0500
Message-Id: <v04210119b756d8d995bd@[205.160.76.183]>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>"R.V.Guha" wrote:
> >
> > Ok, Aaron, you hit the nail on the head.
> >
> > RDF absolutely has to make sense even outside the context of
> > an enclosing document which can be given a uri. so ...
>
>So... what? That doesn't make any sense to me.
>
>An RDF document is an XML document.

?? It is? I thought that RDF was sets of triples and the XML version 
was just one way to render it into text.

Call for clarification: are we supposed to take the XML syntax of RDF 
as definitive, or the triples model?

Pat Hayes

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