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Re: RDF Triples Transport

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2001 12:02:07 +0000
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To: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@upclink.com>
Cc: RDF Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
How do you distinguish between quoted statements and asserted statements?

E.g. Ralph says "Ora is creator of http://www.w3.org/Home/Lasilla"


At 09:26 PM 3/6/01 -0600, Aaron Swartz wrote:
>At the RDF IG F2F there was some discussion about ways to move pure triples
>around from parser to parser. Some of us decided the best way to do it would
>be to have a set of reified statements, like so:
><rdf:RDF ...>
>   <rdf:subject rdf:resource="..." />
>   <rdf:predicate rdf:resource="..." />
>   <rdf:object rdf:resource="..." />
>This format can be both parsed as RDF and as plain XML, so it's very simple.
>As a demonstration of this, I have put up an web service that will take a
>URI, run it through SiRPAC and stick out a bunch of triples:
>I'd love to see others put up similar interfaces to their parsers. (Eric
>dares you to. ;-)) The idea is that then we can begin to build cross-parser
>apps on top of this. For example, the SiRPAC servlet could offer a choice
>between various parsers, and Dave Beckett's parser test suite could run
>Another application in the back of my mind is using this for signing sets of
>triples. The major problem with this however is some way of ordering the
>Anyway, some food for thought.
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Graham Klyne
Received on Wednesday, 7 March 2001 07:36:40 UTC

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