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RE: RDF Media Type

From: Ron Daniel <rdaniel@interwoven.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 09:29:26 -0700
To: "RDF Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Cc: "Aaron Swartz" <aswartz@upclink.com>, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EMEKICCGFEKJFGKMFLEPCEEOCFAA.rdaniel@interwoven.com>
Hi Aaron,

Good job on the media type document. One major question:

Should the media type document be extended to define
text/rdf+xml, and the use of a +rdf+xml suffix, in addition
to its current definition of application/rdf+xml?

The main reason the XML media types
document proposed the +xml suffix was because there are
entirely different formats, such as SVG vs. XHTML, which
are expressed in XML but need very different software
to handle. I have assumed the same will happen with RDF,
where generic RDF software could deal with things as triples,
but different RDF Schemas would arise for vastly different
applications, such as Calendaring vs. descriptive metadata.
Those specific schemas would need their own software for
dealing with their specific elements.

Regards,
Ron Daniel Jr.
Standards Architect
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Fax: +1 415 778 3131
Email: rdaniel@interwoven.com 

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Aaron Swartz
> Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2001 11:31 AM
> To: RDF Interest
> Cc: Dan Connolly
> Subject: RDF Media Type
> 
> 
> I've taken Dan Connolly's rough draft[1] and tried to put it 
> together into a
> media type proposal:
> 
> http://blogspace.com/rdf/mimetype
> 
> I'd appreciate comments, corrections and suggestions.
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/03mr/rdf_mt
> 
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