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Re: rdf:li ?? in primer

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2002 18:43:40 -0500
Message-ID: <3DF3D92C.4090203@mitre.org>
To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

pat hayes wrote:

> Frank, your prose in section 4.1 of the primer mentions rdf:li as a 
> convenience element generic XML version of container membership 
> properties. My recollection is that we had decided to deprecate or even 
> forbid rdf:li in this way, however (??) on the grounds that there was in 
> general no way to assign numerical properties to the instances of rdf:li.
> We ought to get this straight one way or the other. If we still have 
> rdf:li, can anyone tell me how to map RDF/XML into a graph?

Well, rdf:li is described in Section 2.15 of the current Syntax WD 
without any hint of deprecation or forbidding that I can see.

> Another matter, if we keep rdf:li, then your reference to 'list element' 
> is potentially confusing given the use of 'list structure' in the next 
> section to refer to something completely different.

Good point.  Assuming rdf:li is still legit, I'll fix this.


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