W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-rdf-interest@w3.org > October 2003

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: RDFStyles: alternative to XSLT for RDF

From: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 16:26:42 +0000 (GMT)
To: Emmanuel Pietriga <epietriga@yahoo.fr>
Cc: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.58.0310271624060.18846@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>


Damian Steer's approach to these issues is detailed in Treehugger
documentation:

http://rdfweb.org/people/damian/treehugger/
http://rdfweb.org/people/damian/treehugger/introduction.html

Sean Palmer has been thinking about this too:

http://infomesh.net/2003/rdfpath/

Libby

On Mon, 27 Oct 2003, Emmanuel Pietriga wrote:

>
> Beyond the RDFPath problem, there are other problems to solve, like what
> is the semantics of xsl:apply-templates in the context of an RDF graph.
> We don't have a tree here, so what does:
>
> <xsl:apply-templates select="*" />
>
> mean when applied to the context node of an RDF graph?
>
> Emmanuel
>
>
>
> Graham Klyne wrote:
>
> >
> > 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
> >
> >
> > ------------
> > Graham Klyne
> > For email:
> > http://www.ninebynine.org/#Contact
> >
>
>
> --
> Emmanuel Pietriga (epietriga@nuxeo.com)
> tel (mobile): +33 6 88 51 94 98
> http://claribole.net
>
>
>
Received on Monday, 27 October 2003 11:40:10 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 7 December 2009 10:52:02 GMT