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RE: A Rough Guide to Notation3

From: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2002 00:39:02 +0200
To: "Jon Hanna" <jon@spin.ie>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EBEPLGMHCDOJJJPCFHEFEEEGHJAA.danny666@virgilio.it>

>Perhaps one of the advantages in using graphs in talking about RDF 
>is the very fact that you can't input them into a text-editor, 
>hence they help prevent people thinking of N3, RDF/XML, or any 
>other possible encoding as being one and the same as RDF itself 
>(cf. the mental block many people have about element != tag in XML 
>and HTML).

I think you have a good point. For another analogy there's the way object-oriented code just looks like a load of functions to a procedural programmer, but it's harder to misinterpret UML diagrams. 
Received on Friday, 23 August 2002 18:48:02 UTC

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