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RE: RDF Syntaxes 2.0

From: Houghton,Andrew <houghtoa@oclc.org>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 11:06:51 -0500
Message-ID: <6548F17059905B48B2A6F28CE3692BAA06736FB1@OAEXCH4SERVER.oa.oclc.org>
To: "David Booth" <david@dbooth.org>, "Dave Beckett" <dave@dajobe.org>
Cc: <semantic-web@w3.org>
> From: semantic-web-request@w3.org [mailto:semantic-web-request@w3.org]
> On Behalf Of David Booth
> Sent: Monday, March 08, 2010 10:49 AM
> To: Dave Beckett
> Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
> Subject: Re: RDF Syntaxes 2.0
> 
> On Mon, 2010-01-25 at 08:23 -0800, Dave Beckett wrote:
> [discussion of updating Turtle to handle quads / named graphs]
> > I was more thinking of allowing something like
> >
> > <s> <p> <o> <g> .

Why does Turtle need to handle quads when there is the Trig format which does handle graphs and is a superset of Turtle?  What am I missing here?

>  - the graph URI would be easier to strip off when converting the quads
> back to triples, because one could simply strip everything through the
> first space on each line -- a very easy sed script.

Note, I think you mean "strip everything through the first *whitespace*".  Regardless of N-triples or Turtle each <s> <p> <o> can be on separate physical lines:

<s>
  <p>
  <o>
  .


Andy.
Received on Monday, 8 March 2010 16:07:21 UTC

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