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Re: Requirements for a possible "RDF 2.0"

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 22:11:25 +0000
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C5F8E412-E589-40B4-95DF-FAE05ECAD944@garlik.com>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jeremy@topquadrant.com>
On 15 Jan 2010, at 01:24, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> Steve Harris wrote:
>>
>>> * an RDF/XML profile (as above) designed for maximum compatibility
>>> with XPath/XSLT/XQuery
>>
>> That would be nice. I often thing that RDF/XML is not a terribly  
>> good way to encode RDF in XML.
>
> TriX was meant to address that need. I do not believe its take up  
> has been significant.
> For several years now my view has been that RDF/XML is an obviously  
> flawed system, with no compelling alternative.

Right, I much prefer TriX, and I'm as guilty as anyone for not not  
using it more.

When writing RDF by hand I tend to use Turtle, and software tends to  
generate (unreadable) RDF/XML by default.

- Steve

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