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Re: RDF for molecules, using InChI

From: Xiaoshu Wang <wangxiao@musc.edu>
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2007 12:58:39 +0100
Message-ID: <46BB016F.8050307@musc.edu>
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
CC: public-semweb-lifesci hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>

Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> I'm not a fan of frag ids because the establish anarchic behavior 
> seems impossible to change, and even with the use of it, at least 
> insofar as the practice of having a single document being returned for 
> multiple fragids and then having to fish out the relevant portion 
> goes, I don't see a workable solution.
I feel you.  But, I thought you were a fan of fragment ids and consider 
(slash + 303) a hack. :-)

In certain way, I think it is a mistake that how the semantics of RDF 
fragment id is used (i.e., to indicate a non-formation resource.)  It 
would be nice, for example, if another symbol, say "*", is used to 
indicate such a level of indirection.  Then, we can use the #id to 
label/name a section of the graph.  And the use of # will be more 
consistent with other XML document.

But, I guess it is a bit too late now.

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