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Re: naive question

From: Pierre-Antoine CHAMPIN <champin@bat710.univ-lyon1.fr>
Date: 28 May 2001 12:30:08 +0200
To: Nikita Ogievetsky <nogievet@cogx.com>
Cc: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-Id: <991045809.538.0.camel@lisiperso3>
On 23 May 2001 15:31:36 -0400, Nikita Ogievetsky wrote:
> Now there are two problems.
> 1)Using XPath (XPointer) you almost could say
>     <<give me text content of  first <s:Creator> property
>     of <rdf:Description> whose @about="http://www.nnn.com/tmdoc1"...>>
>     But wait!
>     Content of <rdf:Description> is a <rdf:bag>, so you can not rely
>     on the order of elements!

Ouch ! XPath is related to XML, not to RDF...
Hence, it can indeed point to the first or second dc:Creator child of a
rdf:Description element.

Furthermore, I'm not sure that XPointer URIs can be used to identify a
person...
IMO, they identify a part of an XML document.

  Pierre-Antoine
Received on Monday, 28 May 2001 06:29:08 GMT

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