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RE: Multiple rdf:type elements

From: Ronald Daniel <rdaniel@interwoven.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 13:05:36 -0700
Message-ID: <E7244F2AFCE1C644BD0B1CCE65C84B24891B10@xchanger3.interwoven.com>
To: "'Alan Lillich'" <alillich@adobe.com>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org

It has been discussed in the past, and is considered
a feature rather than a bug.

Ron

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Lillich [mailto:alillich@adobe.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 11:18 AM
> To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> Subject: Multiple rdf:type elements
> 
> 
> 
> An example of an rdf:Description element containing multiple rdf:type
> elements came up in a recent discussion.  Clearly the syntax 
> allows this,
> and any one of the rdf:type elements could be used to produce 
> a typedNode
> form.
> 
> Has there ever been any discussion about the utility or 
> meaning of this?
> Perhaps to model multiple inheritance? Is it an oversight in 
> the syntax?
> Should RDF implementations complain about it if they have a 
> checking mode?
> 
> Alan Lillich
> Adobe Systems 
> 
Received on Thursday, 6 June 2002 16:06:18 GMT

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