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Re: Using XML Query and reflection to query RDF

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2004 17:27:49 +0000
Message-ID: <3FFC4195.9020307@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: www-rdf-rules@w3.org

Henry,

Henry S. Thompson wrote:

> As briefly discussed at the BOF in Philadelphia, here's my proposal
> for using XQuery to query RDF graphs, by traversing a synthetic XPath
> data model which is an Edinburgh Normal Form reflection (see [1]) of
> the RDF graph:
> 
> First the reflection -- basically elements encode relations,
> attributes encode properties and (RDF) types encode entities.
> 
> <_anon rdf:type="wsdl:service">
>  <a href="http://www.w3.org/2001/11/13-RDF-Query-Rules/#implementations">
>     From Eric P</a>
>  <wsdl:hasPort rdf:type="wsdl:port">
>   <wsdl:binding wssoap:style="wssoap:document"
>                 wssoap:transport="wssoap:http"
>                 wsdl:name="es:EndorsementSoapSearchBinding"/>
>   <wssoap:address>. . .</wssoap:address>
>  </wsdl:hasPort>
> </_anon>

I wasn't at the BOF and can't figure out what RDF graph this 
'reflection' represents.  Can I just read it as rdf/xml?

Brian
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