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Re: rdfms-syntax-incomplete

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 11:57:34 +0100
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <23597.1026989854@tatooine.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

>>>Jeremy Carroll said:
> 
> 
> Proposal in brief:
> 
> - use attribute rdf:node to associate node identifiers with blank nodes.
> - file scoped identifier.
> - any XML string is legal blank node identifier.

I'd suggest maybe that rdf:node take values the same as rdf:ID, that
way it never looks like a URI-ref, and has the scope for validation
using the same XSD type and same code as used for rdf:ID (and
rdf:bagID).

It is a separate namesp^w (oops!) set of names from the rdf:ID names
of course.

> 
> Full resolution:
> - reopen issue rdfms-syntax-incomplete
> - add an attribute rdf:node to the RDF/XML syntax.
> - modify the syntax to permit rdf:node in place of rdf:about.
> - such a use associates the value of the attribute as a file scoped
> identifier for the blank node
> - modify the syntax to permit rdf:node in place of rdf:resource.
> - such a use associates the value of the attribute as a file scoped
> identifier for the blank node
> - any two blank nodes arising from the same RDF/XML file with the same
> identifier are the same blank node
> - action syntax editor to update the document to reflect this
> - rdf:node is not permitted as an element name in RDF/XML
> - action jjc to produce test cases
> - action daveb to update rdfms-names-use to reflect rdf:node
> - close issue

Dave
Received on Thursday, 18 July 2002 06:57:39 EDT

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