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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: RDFStyles: alternative to XSLT for RDF

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2003 17:33:30 +0100
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To: Emmanuel Pietriga <epietriga@yahoo.fr>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

At 12:59 24/10/03 +0200, Emmanuel Pietriga wrote:
>I agree that it is something useful. But isn't this what XSLT already 
>does? That's what it does for XML. So why couldn't it do it for RDF? I 
>mean, except for the XPath part that is not (as discussed yesterday) the 
>best-suited technology to address nodes and arcs of an RDF graph, XSLT 
>seems to be well-suited to this task (all that is needed is to replace 
>XPath selectors by *RDFPath* selectors).

I think that's a really interesting idea...  using the existing XSLT design 
to its strengths and directly addressing its weakness with respect to RDF data.

#g


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