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Re: Turtle data-type

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 22:46:55 +0100
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <ACE7A083-DF8E-48AD-9BE4-1D4E7DC94677@garlik.com>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Yeah, it's been suggested many times - never seen it in the wild though.

If you want to use it, just define the datatype, it's not a Turtle feature per se - should work just as well in RDF/XML or whatever.

On 20 May 2013, at 16:39, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> In Turtle there is no way of specifying a graph. But one
> could get something close by having a datatype say lang:Turtle,
> such that the value of this would be the graph resulting from 
> interpreting the content of the string to a graph.
> 
> <member> log:semantics "<http://bblfish.net/#me> a <http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/Person>"^^lang:Turtle 
> 
> Then Turtle could have a way to express graphs, so we could
> do some of the things N3 does with Turtle in a less elegant
> fashion while waiting for N3 to be specfied.
> 
> Henry
> 
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
> 
> 
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