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RE: yet another strawman, was Re: generic XML to RDF triple mappi ng

From: James Tauber <JTauber@bowstreet.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2000 17:11:22 -0400
Message-ID: <849D30D91B33D41181EB00B0D020AA8C6ABF83@mail.hq.bowstreet.com>
To: "'Jonathan Borden'" <jborden@mediaone.net>, James Tauber <JTauber@bowstreet.com>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> Suppose we have arbitrary XML
> 
> <person>
>     <name type='full'>
>             <first>John</first>
>             <last>Doe</last>
>     </name>
>     <name type='nickname'>Johnny Dee</name>
> </person>
> 
> is <name> a property of the person, or is name an instance of 
> a class which has properties <first> and <last>?

That's up to the designer of the XML schema. It could be one, the other or
both. What I am suggesting is the designer of the XML schema is the one that
specifies how an instance maps to RDF triples.

James
Received on Saturday, 9 September 2000 09:32:59 GMT

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