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Re: Annotations use case

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 11:16:54 -0500
Message-Id: <p05200f16ba698c0ac9f7@[]>
To: Mike Dean <mdean@bbn.com>
Cc: webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

At 7:42 -0800 2/7/03, Mike Dean wrote:
>  > and recommends use of XML comments instead - ugly, but I could live with)
>This is problematic in that XML comments aren't preserved in
>the RDF graph.  It precludes round-tripping of content.
>	Mike

no, no, no - that's my whole point!  - things one wants in the graph 
go in RDFS:comment -- i.e. you need them to round trip.  Things one 
adds as "comments" in the traditional programming language sense 
should be lost (i.e. when you roundtrip C code the comments are lost) 
and thus should be in XML comments instead!

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