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From: Bruce D'Arcus <bdarcus@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 14:20:53 -0400
Message-Id: <78d9f1144906ba18a263633cc6d3d719@gmail.com>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org, Keith Alexander <k.j.w.alexander@gmail.com>, "Richard Newman" <r.newman@reading.ac.uk>
To: bnowack@semsol.com

On Sep 5, 2007, at 1:57 PM, Benjamin Nowack wrote:

> On 05.09.2007 18:04:48, Keith Alexander wrote:
>>> Can you nest these structures?
>> No.
> Let me add that this is an important feature, not a
> limitation. We've yet to see an agreed-on "RDF/XML Light"
> due to differing opinions and priorities, but one thing
> everyone agreed on was that a simplified RDF/XML should
> not have nested structures beyond s->p->o.

That only makes sense if you want to exclude blank nodes.

The biggest problem with RDF/XML from an XML perspective is that a 
property can be represented either with an attribute or an element. 
While removing that option doesn't get rid of all the variability, it 
does get rid of a lot of it.

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