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Re: update on vCard edits and The Compromise

From: Garret Wilson <garret@globalmentor.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 06:43:45 -0700
Message-ID: <46A75391.60203@globalmentor.com>
To: bnowack@appmosphere.com
CC: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>

Benjamin Nowack wrote:
> On 24.07.2007 11:51:56, Garret Wilson wrote:
>> name. (The same goes for v:extendedAddress.) Damn RDF! When can RDF just 
>> go ahead and say that an rdf:List can hold literals? This irritates me 
>> to no end.
> Why don't you just use a simple rdf:Seq? I don't think "closing" is too
> important in this case, and RDF containers are often easier to query than
> collections, too.

rdf:Seq is "simple", eh? ;) But is that still around? Still being 
officially recommended? Frankly, rdf:Seq (with its rdf:_1, rdf:_2, etc.) 
is a worse hack that rdf:List. Maybe we could create properties 
v:email1, v:email2, etc. Oh, wait---if we use v:preferredEmail we're 
essentially doing the same thing, it's just that we lose the ability to 
have a secondary preferred email---it's like having v:email1 without a 

Oh, the hacks I have to choose among! When are we just going to fix RDF? 
Can I fix it? Please? Please? ;)

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