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RE: Does RDF overlap w/XML Schema

From: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2000 10:14:46 -0500
To: "Jay Roberts" <jayr@adrenaline.com>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00e001c04fdf$f4524eb0$0201a8c0@ne.mediaone.net>
Perhaps this excersize would clarify the differences between RDF and XML
Schema definition languages:

1) Write an XML Schema definition or DTD for RSS
2) Write an RDF Schema definition for RSS

(hint: to do correctly (2) is easy as it doesn't try to constrain
syntactical issues such as element order)

Jonathan Borden
The Open Healthcare Group
http://www.openhealth.org

Jay Roberts wrote:
>
> RDF is a new topic for me.  Reading the FAQ, it sounds a lot like XML
> Schema - an XML-based meta-data system.  Is there some standard
> boilerplate
> about why there is a need for two XML meta-data systems?
>
>
Received on Thursday, 16 November 2000 10:08:54 GMT

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