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Re: N-Triples: Naming anonnodes

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 23:57:11 -0500
Message-Id: <200107240500.f6O50L017987@theinfo.org>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
On Sunday, July 22, 2001, at 05:09  AM, Dave Beckett wrote:

> RDF/XML parsers can legitimately attack the RDF statement generation
> in different orders (e.g. suck it all into a DOM and take top level
> elements in reverse order), and they can thus generate identifiers
> for anonymous nodes in different orders.

Is something like element number a standard piece of such APIs? 
Any sort of standardized identifier of the sort?

> As a parser writer, I feel this would be a major problem to retrofit.

I was just throwing it out as a suggestion. If you feel it is 
too difficult to implement, than I'd just as well throw it away.

[ "Aaron Swartz" ; <mailto:me@aaronsw.com> ; <http://www.aaronsw.com/> ]
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