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Re: ISSUE-137 (including XML includes)

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 16:22:24 +0100
Message-Id: <6D128197-4351-491A-9061-BE2F5DAB8971@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, public-owl-wg@w3.org
To: "Alan Ruttenberg" <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>

On 12 Sep 2008, at 16:05, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 6:48 AM, Peter F. Patel-Schneider
> <pfps@research.bell-labs.com> wrote:
>
>> Isn't RDF/XML *the* RDF serialization?
>
> That we have turtle in the Primer is just one piece of evidence that
> this is not the case. As I said, and as had been argued persuasively
> in the past, a solution that is specific to a particular serialization
> of RDF is undesirable.

We don't spec a Turtle serialization of OWL.

It seems very odd to constrain ourselves from using standard, widely  
implemented, W3C technologies as they are intended to be used in  
order to accommodate a non-normative syntax over which we do not  
have, nor do we desire, any control.

Cheers,
Bijan.
Received on Friday, 12 September 2008 15:19:52 UTC

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