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Re: XPATH for RDF ?

From: Damian Steer <pldms@mac.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 14:22:27 +0100
To: "Sheshagiri, Mithun" <Mithun.Sheshagiri@hp.com>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <m27k2ysp2k.fsf@evila.danbri.org>

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"Sheshagiri, Mithun" <Mithun.Sheshagiri@hp.com> writes:

> There are some efforts being made to develop a XPATH like language to
> extract information from XML/RDF.
>
> RDF Twig <http://rdftwig.sourceforge.net/> by Norman Walsh
> TreeHugger <http://rdfweb.org/people/damian/treehugger/> by Damian Steer
> RDF Template <http://www.semanticplanet.com/2003/08/rdft/spec> by Ian Davis
>
> I have tried using all of these but finally ended using querying the PSO
> represenation rather than the XML file, 

Actually all the second two you listed operate on the graph, and RDF
Twig generates a tree from the graph, so they all use the PSO
representation (I wrote the second, so you have my guarantee on that
:-).

Jonathan Robie has a paper which is relevant as well:

<http://www.idealliance.org/papers/xml2001/papers/html/03-01-04.html>

Damian
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