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Re: Conformance statement for an "RDF document"

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 24 Jul 2003 14:07:08 +0100
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1059052027.2327.40.camel@dhcp-91-136.hpl.hp.com>

Dave,

Thanks for this.  Looks good.  In interests of simplicity, I suggest
omitting the "maybe add"'s, unless anyone puts up a strong case to
include them.

Brian


On Tue, 2003-07-22 at 13:45, Dave Beckett wrote:
> This is from my action from RDFCore teleconference 2003-07-18
> 
> Intended to go in (latest version of) http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-syntax-grammar/
> probably as a new subsection of section 5 "Global Issues"
> http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-syntax-grammar/#section-Global
> (in editor's draft
>  http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-syntax-grammar-20030117/#section-Global )
> 
> --------
> 5.X. Document Conformance (Normative)
> 
> Definition:
>   An *RDF Document* is a serialization of an _RDF Graph_
>   [ http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-concepts/#dfn-rdf-graph ]
>   into a concrete syntax.
> 
> Definition:
>   An *RDF/XML Document* is an  _RDF Document_ written in the
>   recommended XML transfer syntax for RDF as defined in this document.
> 
> Conformance:
>   An RDF/XML document is a conforming RDF/XML document if it adheres
>   to the specification defined in this document.
> 
> ??Maybe add??
>   .. and MUST NOT use any of rdf:bagID, rdf:aboutEach,
>   rdf:aboutEachPrefix or non-namespaced attributes.
> 
> ??Maybe add??
>   ... with no extensions.
> 
> 
> All of the _Positive Parser Tests_
> [ http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-testcases/#tc_org ]
> in the _RDF Test Cases_ [ http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-testcases/ ]
> are conforming RDF/XML documents.
> 
> None of the _Negative Parser Tests_ 
> [ http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-testcases/#tc_org ]
> in the RDF Test Cases [ http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-testcases/ ]
> are conforming RDF/XML documents.
> 
> 
> --------
> 
> I checked
>   QA Framework: Specification Guidelines
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-qaframe-spec-20030210/
> 
> for info.  Conformance is mostly Guidelines 2 & 3.
> 
> Dave
Received on Thursday, 24 July 2003 09:11:59 EDT

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