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Re: dataTypes and classification schemes

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 10:05:31 +0000
To: Roland Schwaenzl <roland@mathematik.uni-osnabrueck.de>
cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <7705.1013594731@tatooine.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>
>>>Roland Schwaenzl said:

> somewhere on the web i've seen
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
>  <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#"
>              xmlns:rdfs="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#"
>              xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/"
>              xmlns:dcterms="http://purl.org/dc/terms/">
>  <rdf:Description>
>   <dc:subject>
>     <dcterms:MESH>
>       <rdf:value>D08.586.682.075.400</rdf:value>
>       <rdfs:label>Formate Dehydrogenase</rdfs:label>
>     </dcterms:MESH>
>   </dc:subject>
>  </rdf:Description>
>  </rdf:RDF>
> I have received a message indicating, that such construction might
> become illegal  or deprecated in a few weeks by W3C.
> Would like some clarification by the WG on this. (I'm not 100% sure,
> whether this question is related to the current dataTyping proposals.)

As a member of the RDF Core working group, and not speaking for it, I
can't see any of the above RDF/XML syntax that is going to be removed
from the syntax, or illegal as you put it.

However, the interpretation of the syntax may change - especially
for rdf:value, since that was rather vaguely defined (by example only) in
the RDF Model & Syntax document.

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