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Re: Forward references

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 10:01:39 +0100
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To: Pedro Assis in Oporto <passis@dee.isep.ipp.pt>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org

"Forward references" are fine, and often needed.

Further, in my experience (having written two N3 parsers), forward 
references do not cause any added implementation difficulties (beyond those 
inherent in effective use of RDF information).

#g
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At 18:41 18/07/03 +0100, Pedro Assis in Oporto wrote:

>Hi,
>
>Is it correct to make forward references in a RDF Notation3 description?
>Something like this,
>
>(...)
>
>cims:aggregation rdf:domain cims:Meta_Association
>
>(...)
>
>cims:Meta_Association rdf:type cims:Meta_NamedElement
>
>(...)
>
>The cims:Meta_Association is used before being described.
>
>Can this be application dependent? I can't find anything regarding this
>subject in the present RDF docs (W3C working drafts, etc).
>
>Also, is there any guidelines how should comments appear in a RDF file
>(C/C++ driven)? Is this an application (implementation) issue?
>
>Thanks,
>
>--
>Pedro
>
>passis@dee.isep.ipp.pt | Tel. +351 22 8340500 Ext. 1712

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