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RE: XML Serialization

From: <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 06:54:16 +0300
Message-ID: <2BF0AD29BC31FE46B78877321144043114B5A7@trebe003.NOE.Nokia.com>
To: drew.mcdermott@yale.edu, www-rdf-logic@w3.org
> A constructive suggestion: Why not make N3 the official version of the
> RDF syntax?  There would be several advantages:
> 
> > It would eliminate confusion over the sense in which RDF graphs are
>   a notation, not a domain of discourse.
> 
> > It would be serialized *already.*  Because N3 is the primary
>   serialization, the XML serialization would be secondary, as it
>   should be.
> 
> > N3 embodies a goodie or two don't exist in the official RDF, and
>   this would be a good way to sneak them in.

This was one alternate approach I also suggested. The key is as you
say, to make it the "official" version. I would heartily support
such an adoption. 

Regards,

Patrick

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