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Re: rdf:RDF and nested contexts

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 19:06:11 +0000
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20020128190456.038d6ec0@joy.songbird.com>
To: "Jonathan Borden" <jborden@mediaone.net>
Cc: <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Interesting idea.  I think I like it (speaking for myself only).  If rdf:ID 
then also rdf:about should also be an option, I think.

#g
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At 11:03 AM 1/28/02 -0500, 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.
>
>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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