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Re: on independence of elements, relating versions [XMLVersioning-41]

From: Bill de hÓra <dehora@eircom.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 10:32:30 +0000
Message-ID: <40597ABE.6040504@eircom.net>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com wrote:

> As some of you have probably heard me state too often:  it's exactly this 
> tension between two interesting architectures, both of which we are 
> promoting to our users at about the same time, that most concerns me about 
> the coexistence between XML and RDF. 

However this has more to do with the sanctioned serialization than 
any actual tension between XML and RDF. And we should note there are 
alternative XML serializations for RDF out there. Where I think your 
point makes sense is when we try and design our XML structures to be 
RDF happy using RDF/XML. The sanctioned syntax seems to want to be 
all things to all people - a way to serialize RDF in XML and a way 
for authors to make their grammars RDF aware. Users on the whole 
seem to be resistant to the syntax. or perhaps they don't find the 
idea value enough right now to clutter their markup.

Bill de hÓra
Received on Thursday, 18 March 2004 05:33:06 UTC

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