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Re: Q to implementers: Resource identifiers - XMLNamesand/or(concatenated) URIs? (was RE: rdfs.isDefinedBy...)

From: Thomas B. Passin <tpassin@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 08:44:40 -0400
To: RDF Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-id: <002d01c212d8$15f3cb90$f6193044@tbp>

[Patrick Stickler]
    [Tom P]
> > But what about embedding rdf into web pages so that it will not display?
> > Don't we still want an attributes-only format for that?
>
> Excellent point. Thanks Tom.
>
> I've revised my proposed serialization so that string literals are encoded
> as attributes on literal elements. This means that, with the exception
> of XML literals, the serialization is completely an attributes-only
> encoding, suitable for embedding anywhere with no worries about display.
> There are no variant representations, so as long as there are no XML
> literals, it is safely embeddable.
>

I like it, Patrick.  And with CSS, one can always display attributes if
necessary (modulo NS4, of course).  The new form is more readable
Received on Thursday, 13 June 2002 08:44:38 GMT

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