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Re: rdf:RDF and nested contexts

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 28 Jan 2002 15:08:17 -0600
To: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: RDF Comments <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>, Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com
Message-Id: <1012252098.3708.198.camel@dirk>
On Mon, 2002-01-28 at 10:03, Jonathan Borden wrote:
> The proposal is to make a small change to the current RDF syntax and allow
> an rdf:ID attribute on the rdf:RDF element.

interesting idea... devious, even!

TimBL, (with your director hat off)
I wonder if this would be an acceptable
alternative to log:quote for serializing formulas?

(the ideal affirmative answer is running code, of course ;-)

> Perhaps this might be acceptably in scope for the current RDF WG.
> 
> Regarding:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2002Jan/0350.html
> 
> Nested contexts can be encoded:
> 
> <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="...">
>     <rdf:RDF rdf:ID="#nest">
>             ...
>     </rdf:RDF>
>     <rdf:Description rdf:about="#nest">
>         ...
>     </rdf:Description>
> </rdf:RDF>
> 
> alternatively:
> 
> <rdf:RDF>
>     <rdf:Description rdf:about="#jonb">
>         <log:asserts>
>             <rdf:RDF>
>                     .... nested context
>             </rdf:RDF>
>         </log:asserts>
>     </rdf:Description>
> </rdf:RDF>
> 
> since it isn't entirely clear to me when RDF embedded within for example
> XHTML is intended to be asserted the issue of when the contents of a nested
> context (rdf:RDF element) are intended to be 'asserted' should be clarified.
> (I am providing this request for clarification as 'wiggle room' in the hope
> that it will bring the issue in-scope)
> 
> Jonathan
> 
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