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RE: <rdf:RDF> tags

From: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 23:09:59 +0100
To: "RDF-Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EBEPLGMHCDOJJJPCFHEFEEKEEFAA.danny666@virgilio.it>
PS. Got the serialisation I was after :

xmlDoc.documentElement = xmlDoc.createNode(1, "rdf:RDF",
"http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns");

doc saved starts with :

<rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns" ...

but I'm still curious about the meaning of "RDF"...


>-----Original Message-----
>From: www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org
>[mailto:www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Danny Ayers
>Sent: 15 November 2001 21:32
>To: RDF-Interest
>Subject: <rdf:RDF> tags
>
>
>Hi,
>I'm a little confused here, perhaps someone can help. In M&S it
>appears that
><rdf:RDF> is intended to delimit the stuff that will be part of an RDF
>model, though is optional - this it seems a bit loose. Does RDF signify an
>rdf container? i.e. what exactly is RDF in the rdf namespace?
>
>In addition, probably I'm forgetting something about NSs/DOM here, but
>
>How does this :
><rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" ...>
>
>Compare to this :
><RDF xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" ...>
>
>This has come up because I've been playing around with MSXML, and I haven't
>(yet) found a way of generating a doc root that will serialise as <foo:bar>
>
>I've had a good look around, but it's only added to my own
>rdf-ns-prefix-confusion ;-)
>
>Cheers,
>Danny.
>
>---
>Danny Ayers
>http://www.isacat.net
>
>Alternate email (2001) :
>danny666@virgilio.it
>danny_ayers@yahoo.co.uk
>
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