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Re: GRDDL and named graphs

From: Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@graphity.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:27:28 +0200
Message-ID: <CAE35Vmw4fm-yGjp7NbGbrDzUs4qD+EwJ4=7n7dh2KLeOjyZH4w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Smith <richard@ex-parrot.com>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Arto Bendiken <arto@dydra.com>

you can try transforming to TriX: http://www.w3.org/2004/03/trix/

It is the only XML-based RDF quad format as far as I know.
Unfortunately not a standard, but supported by some tools, e.g. Dydra
triplestore. I wonder why W3C has discontinued work on it, it is
definitely useful.

The problem is, there are multiple versions of the XML Schema. I have
been using the W3C version, but it has an issue regarding triples in
the default graph, as far as I remember. It was easy to fix though,
let me know if you want a copy of the file.


On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 1:37 AM, Richard Smith <richard@ex-parrot.com> wrote:
> Is it still considered good practice to GRDDL as a way of extracting RDF
> from custom XML formats?  I notice the linked data platform (LDP) candidate
> recommendation doesn't makes no mention of GRDDL.
> My XML files logically map to an RDF dataset with multiple named graphs.
> Obviously I can't express that in RDF/XML, so I'd need to use something like
> N-Quad or TriG to serialise the RDF corresponding to my XML.  However
> generating these formats is difficult in XSLT because of the need to escape
> characters in literals and URIs.  Is there a better way of achieving this?
> Richard
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