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Re: Flower Power and Datatyping ~:-)

From: Sergey Melnik <melnik@db.stanford.edu>
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2002 11:12:39 -0800
Message-ID: <3C602EA7.1264ECE1@db.stanford.edu>
To: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
CC: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, RDFCore WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Graham Klyne wrote:
> 
> At 02:09 PM 2/4/02 +0000, Brian McBride wrote:
> >At 10:51 01/02/2002 -0800, Sergey Melnik wrote:
> >[...]
> >
> >>   <rdf:Description parseType="untidy">
> >>     <age>5</age>
> >>   <rdf:Description>
> >
> >This is an interesting approach.  I've felt for a while that we are having
> >trouble because we are overloading both syntax and semantics onto too few
> >primitives in the graph.
> >
> >This is an example of an approach which tries to separate out the
> >syntactic issues.
> >
> >Patrick doesn't seem that much of a fan.  What do other folks think?
> 
> I'm not a fan until I see how it works out in something like N-triples.

On the level of N-triples, there would be no changes. It's just the
mapping from RDF/XML to N-triples that would need to be extended.
However, this extended syntax may not be needed at all, so let's first
proceed with the convergence thread...

Sergey
Received on Tuesday, 5 February 2002 13:55:44 EST

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