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Re: Can RDF thrive in an XML-centric world?

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2002 17:45:58 +0000
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To: David Allsopp <d.allsopp@signal.qinetiq.com>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

At 03:09 PM 11/4/02 +0000, David Allsopp wrote:
>AFAIK, it's still the case that one can create RDF graphs for which
>there is no XML-RDF representation; If so, that seems a pretty fatal
>flaw in a syntax.
>
>[Issue rdfms-qnames-cant-represent-all-uris: The RDF XML syntax cannot
>represent all possible Property URI's.
>Issue rdfms-syntax-incomplete: The RDF/XML syntax can't represent an an
>arbritary graph structure.]

Sure, it's a niggle, or even worse, but I don't think it's fatal in 
practice.  It just constrains one's choice of property URIs.

#g


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Graham Klyne
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