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RDF markup for XML documents (Question on namespace confusion)

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@upclink.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 22:30:33 -0500
Message-Id: <200109200332.f8K3Wnm07056@theinfo.org>
Cc: "www-rdf-comments" <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>
To: "Rick Jelliffe" <ricko@allette.com.au>
On Tuesday, September 18, 2001, at 02:14  AM, Rick Jelliffe wrote:

> Why wouldn't it be a good idea to throw RDF-in-XML as currently
> specified completely out the window, and start afresh to
> try for what the rest of us actually need: a way of allowing semantic
> markup on XML documents. I.e. to start with the XML information
> set (including local attributes) as a fact to be worked with 
> rather than
> something to be ignored?

I would love to lend support to such a project. You may also be 
interested in David Galbraith's work on SWML (Semantic Web 
Markup Language):


I don't think RDF/XML 1.0 isn't really a markup language, since 
it really just excanges triples and doesn't mark up anything.

       "Aaron Swartz"      |              The Semantic Web
  <mailto:me@aaronsw.com>  |  <http://logicerror.com/semanticWeb-long>
<http://www.aaronsw.com/> |        i'm working to make it happen
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