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Re: (tentative) container model proposal

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2001 17:46:07 +0100
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To: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@upclink.com>
Cc: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
At 09:37 AM 6/12/01 -0500, Aaron Swartz wrote:
>Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com> wrote:
> > Moving containers out of the core works for me.  I think it's far from
> > clear that the specified way of representing collections is always the
> > best, and (history aside) don't see why it should have such distinguished
> > status.
>I'd love to move containers out of the core, but I just don't believe it's
>feasible because of the special interpretation of the rdf:li element. Which
>is really too bad, because I'd love to massively simplify the core. I
>suppose we could always subset RDF... but I'll save those plans until we get
>closer to writing a spec.

If you regard rdf:li as a "feature" of the XML serialization of RDF, 
separately from its graph  abstraction, I think Brian/Dave's interpretation 
allows some flexibility in its use outside of the RDF core.


Graham Klyne                    Baltimore Technologies
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