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Re: Atom and RDF

From: Reto Bachmann-Gmuer <reto@gmuer.ch>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 18:38:12 +0200
Message-ID: <416AB6F4.4030708@gmuer.ch>
To: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>
CC: "'Graham Klyne'" <GK@ninebynine.org>, "'Danny Ayers'" <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, rdfweb-dev@vapours.rdfweb.org, www-rdf-interest@w3.org, semanticweb@yahoogroups.com, rss-dev@yahoogroups.com, atom-syntax@imc.org, sean@mysterylights.com

I guess defining a RDF model that unambiguously maps to the atomXML 
model should be feasible, wasn't Sean B. Palmer been working on this?

So why not regard AtomXML as a special serialization of RDF using 
Atom-Vocabulary (whith other conditions, like that there is exactly one 
resource in the model which is not an object of statement, that this 
resource is of type X, etc.)? (Kind of what vcard is for vcard-rdf).


Jon Hanna wrote:
> Any sufficiently ambitious attempt to describe resources in XML eventually
> becomes a buggy version of RDF/XML with poor handling of edge-cases.
> (It's the dark side of the principle of independent invention.)
> Regards,
> Jon Hanna
> <http://www.selkieweb.com/>
Received on Monday, 11 October 2004 16:44:56 UTC

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