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Re: SV: A certain difficulty - lack of action!

From: Gabe Beged-Dov <begeddov@jfinity.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2000 12:37:20 -0800
Message-ID: <38BADC80.AA1CC6D5@jfinity.com>
To: Jeff Sussna <jeff.sussna@quokka.com>
CC: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Jeff Sussna wrote:
> Fabulous! This syntax would address my foremost complaint with RDF: the
> model is property-centric but the syntax really isn't. The "canonical"
> description format is really a shortcut of its own, and one that obscures
> the basic property-centric quality of RDF. Sergey's proposed syntax is
> (IMHO) just what the doctor ordered.
> Jeff

If we're going to be property centric then I would promote the
predicate to the element name position. You would then have:

  <predQname subject="[URI]" object="[URI]"/>
  <predQname subject="[URI]">[PCDATA]</predQname>

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