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Re: Upcoming wave of quad/namedgraph implementations ,was: Reification - whats best practice?

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 16:09:34 +0200
Message-Id: <0AE41DFF-0333-11D9-A388-000A95DABFDC@cyganiak.de>
Cc: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>, "Chris Bizer" <chris@bizer.de>
To: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>

Hi Graham,

Am 10.09.2004 um 12:23 schrieb Graham Klyne:
> For me, it has always been important in principle to be able to deal 
> with provenance, so allowing graphs or names-of-graphs to appear 
> (somehow) in a graph seems to be a fairly minimal way to achieve this. 
>  I use N3 syntax to represent these structures externally, ala:
>
>    uri :- { formula }
>
> where (I think) Trix uses:
>
>    uri { formula }

TriG[1] allows both of the above. Basically, it's Turtle with these two 
constructs added.

TriX is not an N3 derivate but a very simple RDF-to-XML serialization 
that also supports Named Graphs.

Richard

[1] http://www.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/suhl/bizer/TriG/
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