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Re: rdf-spaces

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Wed, 09 May 2012 15:04:58 +0100
Message-ID: <4FAA798A.6050507@epimorphics.com>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org

On 09/05/12 14:35, Sandro Hawke wrote:
> Following the general outcry against the term "layers", and Guus'
> endorsement of "spaces", I've renamed it for now.  So the ED is now
> here:
>          http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/rdf/raw-file/default/rdf-spaces/index.html#
> It's not yet clear to me what to discuss, on this topic, if we get there
> in today's agenda.   One thing does seem a little pressing, because it
> relates to Turtle:
> I think it would be great if one could use Turtle in HTML as a dataset
> language not just a graph language.   The easy way to do this would be
> to say *if* there's an "id" attribute on any of the script elements
> containing turtle, the triples parsed from that element go into a named
> graph and the rest goes into the default graph (along with any RDFa and
> microdata).

Don't put speculation and untested ideas in the Turtle spec.

Turtle is an RDF syntax - a graph language.
TriG in HTML for a dataset language.

> It would also be nice to have a way to say one wants the triples to
> *also* go into the default graph

Don't say anything.  It's statements in a document.

> so if what you're doing is graph
> annotation you don't have to repeat all the triples in the annotated
> graph.  Maybe class="included" or something; I'm not sure how the
> namespaces of HTML classes works these days.
> I know this touches on something Steve said yesterday about getting
> quads when you're expecting triples; I'll reply to that separately.
>       -- Sandro
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