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Re: RDF/XML syntax for quads

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2016 14:06:39 -0400
To: Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@graphity.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Cc: Andy Seaborne <andy@seaborne.org>, Fabien.Gandon@inria.fr
Message-ID: <5759B02F.4040703@dbooth.org>
On 06/09/2016 11:44 AM, Martynas Jusevičius wrote:
> Hey,
>
> we have a use case where we need an RDF format in XML syntax that
> 1. supports named graphs
> 2. has a convenient structure for XSLT transformations
>
> RDF/XML fails at #1, TriX fails at #2.
>
> I suggest extending RDF/XML with a concept of named graph,

Please don't.  The more we can get away from RDF/XML the better.

How about using the W3C standard SPARQL 1.1 XML results format, with 
quads: subject, predicate, object and graph?
https://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-XMLres/

David Booth
Received on Thursday, 9 June 2016 18:07:08 UTC

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