Re: Show me the money - (was Subjects as Literals)

Toby Inkster wrote:
> On Thu, 01 Jul 2010 13:05:54 -0400
> Kingsley Idehen <> wrote:
>> W3C only officially acknowledges RDF/XML as Markup Language for RDF
>> Data Model.
> I hear this time and time again, but it is not true anymore.
> XHTML+RDFa 1.0 became a W3C Recommendation in October 2008. It has the
> same publication status as RDF/XML.

You know that and so do I. We aren't the audience with the understanding 
> (And as it happens, XHTML+RDFa 1.0 is capable of representing a larger
> subset of the RDF data model than RDF/XML is, as it uses CURIEs rather
> than QNames. CURIEs are capable of expressing predicate URIs such as
> <> which cannot be expressed as QNames.)

I am sure you know you are preaching to a believer on this one :-)

My critical concern and gripe is that RDF/XML continues to be a source 
of confusion re. RDF and Linked Data.

Some interesting links from prior discussions about RDF/XML and RDF problem:

-- great visualization for talking about RDF (its role is crystal clear 
with zero conflation or RDF/XML overhang ) .



Kingsley Idehen	      
President & CEO 
OpenLink Software     
Twitter/ kidehen 

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