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Re: rdf:RDF and nested contexts

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 15:23:07 +0200
To: ext Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>, Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
CC: RDF Comments <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B87C6EDB.C944%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
On 2002-01-28 21:06, "ext Graham Klyne" <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
wrote:

> 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.

We can add rdf:bagID into the mix too, to be able to
make statements about all of the assertions in an RDF
instance (?)

Patrick

> #g
> --
> 
> 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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