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Re: RDF web site

From: Andrei S. Lopatenko <andrei@derpi.tuwien.ac.at>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 18:58:10 +0100
Message-ID: <030301c17123$c050a830$a6498280@tuwien.ac.at>
To: "Pierre-Antoine CHAMPIN" <champin@bat710.univ-lyon1.fr>
Cc: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Maybe  it will be useful for XSLT2RDF approach users

Sometime ago
J. Hunter/C. Lagoze have developed XSLT transformation which could take into
account some semantic information ( BT/NT, ET relations between terms)
http://archive.dstc.edu.au/RDU/staff/jane-hunter/www10/paper.html
http://archive.dstc.edu.au/RDU/staff/jane-hunter/harmony/jodi_article.html

Best regards
MSc Andrei S. Lopatenko
Researcher
Vienna University of Technology
Extension Centre
http://derpi.tuwien.ac.at/~andrei/
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pierre-Antoine CHAMPIN" <champin@bat710.univ-lyon1.fr>
To: "irn bru" <irn_bru2000@hotmail.com>
Cc: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, November 19, 2001 3:24 PM
Subject: Re: RDF web site


> On Mon, 2001-11-19 at 15:02, irn bru wrote:
> > I would like to ask you if it is possible to build a web site
> > by using only RDF for defining the data (and meta data of course)
> >
> > As RDF documents are well formed, we could apply on them
> > an XSL stylesheet so it seems possible to have a page
> > made exclusively with RDF
>
> Of course it is feasible. However, it does not seem very appropriate to
> me:
> - XSL stylesheet are designed to tranform a given *syntactical* form
> into another one
> - on the other hand, there is many different syntactical forms to
> express the same RDF meaning
>
> Hence you would have to use a "canonical" syntax to write your RDF, in
> order to keep compliant with your stylesheet. Quite cumbersome.
>
> IMO, a better solution is to use a dedicated XML Schema or DTD to build
> your web site, including all together data and meta-data,
> then use a stylesheet to output the data in HTML/XHTML/whatever_format,
> and the meta-data in RDF (XML syntax/n3/whatever syntax).
>
>   Pierre-Antoine
>
>
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