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LEAD airport info

From: Jim Hendler <james.hendler@verizon.net>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 18:49:09 -0500
Message-Id: <p04330102b80cd0bea223@[]>
To: www-webont-wg@w3.org
Cc: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
  My airport info is;

:Hendler-Airport a apt:airport;
   apt:icao "KBWI";
   apt:name "Baltimore, Baltimore-Washington International Airport, 
MD, United States";
   apt:latitude "39-10-00N";
   apt:longitude "076-1-00W";
   apt: elevation "59m".

Please note the syntactic difference - I vastly prefer N3 notation 
[1] to the RDF.  I'd like us to consider using N3 in some of the 
documents we produce - it is more readable in many ways and it can be 
mapped into RDF easily -- a tool for this is at [2]

  btw, the ugliness of the RDF in my netscape 6.1 window, and the long 
time it took loading into IE, remind me -- we should consider what 
sort of mime type we want to use for web ontologies and whether we 
need to register a mime type or etc.  Anyone have any experience with 
this?  (Dan, what is RDF doing about this issue?)
  -Jim H.
[1] http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/Primer
[2] http://swag.semanticweb.org/n3tordf
Professor James Hendler				  hendler@cs.umd.edu
Director, Semantic Web and Agent Technologies	  301-405-2696
Maryland Information and Network Dynamics Lab.	  301-405-6707 (Fax)
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