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Re: RFD mime type question

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2003 15:49:47 -0400 (EDT)
To: algermissen@acm.org
Cc: "www-rdf-interest@w3.org" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.55.0310111547110.10615@homer.w3.org>

Actually it means that the content is XML, of a particular type (in this
case rdf). You also get application/svg+xml, or xhtml+xml, or whatever.

Although if anyone knows what you call XML that mixes SVG and RDF I would be
pleased to find out.

Chaals

On Sat, 11 Oct 2003, Jan Algermissen wrote:

>
>Hi,
>
>I am wondering what the meaning of rdf+xml is in the RDF mime-type
>application/rdf+xml. Does it refer to
>
>- the idea that there are other possible syntaxes for RDF than XML
>  (e.g. ntriples)
>
>or
>
>- the idea that 'ordinary' XML can be seen as RDF, meaning that RDF can
>  some as rdf or xml   (leading to rdf+xml)
>
>
>Can someone clarify this?
>
>Thanks.
>
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>--
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