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Re: Alternatives to containers/collections (was Re: Requirements for a possible "RDF 2.0")

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 02:01:33 +0100
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd1001141701y5caf9e5bl9a1c68fed467e6c4@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jeremy@topquadrant.com>
Cc: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
2010/1/15 Jeremy Carroll <jeremy@topquadrant.com>:
> Danny Ayers wrote:
>> I don't disagree, though the theory seems neater than containers, in
>> practice they do seem really clunky. Any thoughts on what might be a
>> better paradigm? Anything perhaps lightly layered on top of the
>> container style?
> How about s p o?
> e.g. for a container with 3 things
> s p o1
> s p o2
> s p o3
> i.e. the extra layer for the container is unnecessary and can just be
> omitted.

We have that container already?
But how do we know the order?

> I think the attractiveness of RDF is minimalism and quietly deprecating
> containers without any explicit replacement is quite doable.

Minimalism should be the touchstone, absolutely.

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