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Re: missing bit of RDF for XML people

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2005 09:38:24 -0500
Message-ID: <42023760.3030208@acm.org>
To: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
CC: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

To illustrate how "obvious" these relationships sometimes are, you can 
run some arbitrary XML through the W3C's RDF validator 
http://www.w3.org/RDF/Validator/

Obvious to *people* maybe.

--Frank

Danny Ayers wrote:
> On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 09:09:49 -0500, Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org> wrote:
> 
>  Alternatively, you could have a special
> 
>>vocabulary for (partially) translating XML, like ex:containedValue and
>>ex:containedElement (which would retain some information that simple
>>blank predicates would lose).
> 
> 
> See:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-infoset-rdfs
> 
> I recently got into discussion on this (on the Atom list) with Roy T.
> Fielding. To paraphrase, he generally accepted the analysis that XML
> didn't make the relations more explicit than syntax containership, but
> argued that the relations were "obvious", and shouldn't really need
> making explicit. His word for any format that didn't use the obvious
> XML interpretation "perverse". RDF/XML falls into that category ;-)
> 
> Cheers,
> Danny.  
> 
> 
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