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Re: RDF XML Syntax doc proposed changes / issues

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2002 12:30:15 +0000
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <17758.1039177815@hoth.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

>>>Jeremy Carroll said:
> 
> >  I hope I can still point at something useful at
> >   http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-concepts/#dfn-blank-node-id
> 
> This link will be preserved and point to something that explains what one
> is. As I indicated earlier, it does not feel like a normative part of the
> abstract syntax. Does this need to be normative for you?

It feels normative to me, given most syntaxes for RDF will have to
use that concept to identify distinct blank nodes and we did invent
the phrase.

> I don't think the defining text is changing much.

That's OK.

> It doesn't give you a syntax for these things though - I note that the XML
> balnk node ID and the N-triples blank node ID have different syntaxes.

Yes, that's how it should be.

Dave
Received on Friday, 6 December 2002 07:31:55 EST

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