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Re: Putting context in RDF serialization

From: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2000 12:18:08 -0800
Message-ID: <3A42657F.318C85C@robustai.net>
To: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
CC: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>, RDF-IG <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Jonathan Borden wrote:

> The example you have snipped shows implicit inclusion of statements in a
> container/context.

Well I must be be dense, but I still don't see any implicit assignment of
statements to a context.  But I do see the implicitly defined  bag for the
statements with the same subject.

> The example you have left above shows explicit inclusion
> of statements in a container/context. You have a choice e.g.
> <RDF xml:base="...foo">
>     <Description bagID="...bar">
>             ... statements here ...
>     </Description>
>     <Description about="..."> ... 'anonymous' container (bagID = xpointer)
> </RDF>
> this can be interpreted as a container representing the whole document and
> containers representing each description.

Is xml:base a RDF container?  If so what does it contain, statements?   Then
could we do a something like

<RDF xml:base="...foo">
    ....descriptions ....

<rdf:Description aboutEach="...foo">
    <contextFor rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/context1"/>

?  .. because that would work for me ... but i didn't think we could do it.

Seth Russell
Received on Thursday, 21 December 2000 15:13:52 UTC

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