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Re: N3 and N-Triples (was: RDF in HTML: Approaches)

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2002 15:43:27 -0400
Message-ID: <3CFBC6DF.5090806@mitre.org>
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

I think Bill makes an important point here.  What makes RDF/XML 
complicated isn't just the use of XML.  A direct serialization syntax 
for triples of URIs (allowing literals and node identifiers in 
appropriate places) in XML would be extremely straightforward;  verbose, 
perhaps (depending on the details) but straightforward.

Bill de hÓra wrote:

> I disagree XML in itself is the sticking point. The thing to do is
> beat on the XML syntax until it's as simple as RDF is supposed to
> be.

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