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Re: A comment on rdfms-reification-required

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2001 16:36:30 +0000
Message-ID: <3BEAB48E.3050305@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
CC: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

Dave Beckett wrote:


> No.  This is requiring a processor has an option in handling RDF/XML,
> and I don't want to start doing that without a good reason (this is
> the first time optional RDF/XML processing has come up).
>   Proposal:
>      The WG resolves that a parser MUST emit statements describing a
>      bag of reifed statements when an rdf:bagID attribute is present
>      on the rdf:Description (or typed node) element.  It MUST NOT
>      emit bags of reified statements for rdf:Description (or typed
>      node) elements without rdf:bagID attributes.
> I don't think we can decide this tomorrow since there are no test
> cases.  However, the current draft description for this bit of syntax
>   http://ilrt.org/discovery/2001/07/rdf-syntax-grammar/#nodeElement
> describes the triple-production in the above way.

OK - needs more dicsussion.  Its off tomorrows list.

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