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Re: rdf crystalization

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 17:38:46 +0200
Message-Id: <30D2899D-B6E4-4ECD-8568-DECA61126E2C@bblfish.net>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Davis Ian <iand@internetalchemy.org>
To: Jan Algermissen <algermissen1971@mac.com>

On 28 Aug 2006, at 17:05, Jan Algermissen wrote:
> On Monday, August 28, 2006, at 04:59PM, Henry Story  
> <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:
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>>> Hmm.. I guess that is 'serialization', eh?
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>> No no. You can serialize an rdf graph into any number of different
>> xml/rdf documents. When you crystalize it, you force a particular
>> structure on the rdf serialization.
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> Since this is a somewhat common task, it would be really useful to  
> have a declarative means for specifying the mapping. IIRC, [1] is a  
> nice approach.

Good point. That would indeed be very useful. In my case BlogEd for  
example stores AtomOwl triples, and it would be really nice to be  
able to have a language like that to crystalize the graph into an  
atom feed.

Henry


> Jan
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> [1] http://www.semanticplanet.com/2003/08/rdft/
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> o for example in the RSS 1.1
>> case you force the document to start with the <Channel> element,
>> specify that it can contain <title>, <lint>, <items>..., and specify
>> that <items> contain <item>s which contains <title>,<link>, ...
>> elements. You do this using a Relax-NG schema.
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>> see the RSS1.1 spec for a good example of this:
>> http://inamidst.com/rss1.1/
>>
>> Henry
Received on Monday, 28 August 2006 15:39:10 UTC

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