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rdf:Alt's relationship to individual statements (fwd)

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 10:41:33 -0400 (EDT)
To: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
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RSS and Dublin Core folk are trying to use rdf:Alt and it's painful to
watch :(

Which spec owns the problem of helping these folk? MT? Primer? Schema?

Dan

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 14:54:26 +0100
From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
To: RDF-Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Subject: rdf:Alt's relationship to individual statements
Resent-Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 09:52:59 -0400 (EDT)
Resent-From: www-rdf-interest@w3.org


Considering the following example from
http://dublincore.org/documents/2002/04/14/dcq-rdf-xml/:

<rdf:Description rdf:ID="17">
   <dc:identifier>
    <rdf:Alt>
     <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://dublincore.org/"/>
     <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://purl.org/dc/"/>
    </rdf:Alt>
   </dc:identifier>
</rdf:Description>

Does this mean that one can say that the identifier of online:#17 is
http://dublincore.org/, or that its identifier is a collection of
alternative values of which http://dublincore.org/ is the first prefernce?

In other words, given the general definition of
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/identifier as:

<rdfs:comment xml:lang="en-US">An unambiguous reference to the resource
within a given context.</rdfs:comment>

Can we reasonably infer from the above snippet that http://dublincore.org/
serves this purpose with relation to online:#17 ?

Jon Hanna

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