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RDF Primer Primer

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 18:39:51 -0600
To: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <BEB2C31A-FCE9-11D6-B664-003065F376B6@aaronsw.com>

On the last telecon we discussed the conflict between the current 
primer and a shorter, task-oriented primer. I've attempted to start 
writing the latter:


It currently covers the RDF data model, N-Triples, RDF schema, and 
reification. I plan to add sections on model theory closures and 
RDF/XML. It's organized in order of importance, with no 
forward-references. It's written to be a friendly and helpful guide, 
and as a result doesn't sound like most TRs.

I'd like to hear your thoughts. Does the WG feel this is a valuable 
document to have? Do they feel it should be a TR (presumably a NOTE)? 
Is the style alright? Are there errors in the content? Is there 
something else I should cover? Thanks in advance.

The version I wrote today is archived at: 

All the best,
Aaron Swartz [http://www.aaronsw.com]
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