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Re: RDF scripting / domain language ? eg: print( myResource.rdfs_label )

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2006 09:43:45 +0200
Message-ID: <44F14D31.9070701@w3.org>
To: Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com>
CC: semantic-web@w3.org
The closest thing I know of is a python layer that, I think,  Mark
Nottingam did a while ago on the top of rdflib: one can map (RDF)
properties of a resource into the python class and property paradigm and
get to some expression you refer to below. It is called sparta:


A good example is:


Having said that, one has to be careful. Eg, your example below:


may not be well defined, because there is no notion of 'order' in the
predicates for a resource!

I hope this helps


Aldo Bucchi wrote:
> hi all,
> has anyone ran into an RDF scripting / domain language??
> something that would allow me to do things like:
> print( myResource.ns_somePredicate[3].rdfs_label );
> or...
> for ( chapterResource in bookResource.hasChapter )
>    print( chapterResource.rdfs_label.toString() )
> I'm creating a scripting language myself and would like to get some
> design ideas ( how to handle collections, functional props, shorthands
> to access literals, etc )
> Thanks,
> Aldo


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