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RE: Difference Between rdf:about And rdf:ID?

From: Howard Katz <howardk@fatdog.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2004 10:08:03 -0700
To: "Fink, Clayton R." <Clayton.Fink@jhuapl.edu>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <IKEOLCDFPBBPPAHGNKKOKEDKEOAA.howardk@fatdog.com>

FWIW, Uche Ogbuchi has written an IBM developerWorks "tip" on this topic
that might be useful:

    http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-tiprdfai.html

Howard

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Fink, Clayton R.
> Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 2004 7:38 AM
> To: 'www-rdf-interest@w3.org'
> Subject: Difference Between rdf:about And rdf:ID?
>
>
>
> I am looking for a deffinitive explanation of the difference. It
> seems like
> about only takes filly qualified URIs and ID doesn't.  My question is is
> what is the dfference between:
>
> <somens:SomeClass rdf:about="http:///www.someont.org#AnInstance">
>
> and
>
>
> <somens:SomeClass rdf:ID="AnInstance">
>
> ?
>
> I'm assuming that this is in OWL and that I'm trying to instance the class
> somens:SomeClass.
>
> Thanks!
>
>
Received on Saturday, 14 August 2004 17:06:16 UTC

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