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Re: Using entities [was Re: RDFX: My "vision" for an RDF/XML serialization, for both assertions and queries (RDF 2.0)? ]

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2002 14:47:28 +0300
To: ext Uche Ogbuji <uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com>, RDF Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B93B9000.1735C%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

On 2002-06-22 11:10, "ext Uche Ogbuji" <uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com> wrote:

> 
>> 
>> Patrick,
>> 
>> In examples.rdfx, you have:
>> 
>> """
>> <!DOCTYPE rdfx [
>> <!ENTITY rdfx "voc://nokia.com/rdfx-1/">
>> <!ENTITY rdf  "rdf:">
>> <!ENTITY rdfs "rdf:">
>> <!ENTITY xsd  "xsd:">
>> <!ENTITY dc   "dc:">
>> <!ENTITY foaf "foaf:">
>> <!ENTITY ex   "ex:">
>> 
>> <!--   Please forgive the nasty abbreviated namespace URIs  ;-)   -->
>> 
>> ]>
>> 
>> <rdfx xmlns:rdf  ="&rdf;"
>>       xmlns:rdfs ="&rdfs;"
>>       xmlns:xsd  ="&xsd;"
>>       xmlns:dc   ="&dc;"
>>       xmlns:foaf ="&foaf;"
>>       xmlns:ex   ="&ex;"
>>       xmlns      ="&rdfx;">
>> """
>> 
>> What's so nasty about this?  It's a pattern I've been using for a while, and
>> I 
>> think it really helps readability.
> 
> Bah.  That's what I get for posting at 2 AM while watching world cup soccer.
> Of course I completely misunderstood Patrick's comment.

Watching football made you a bit over-eager to give something
the boot, eh? ;-)

Patrick

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