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RE: [xml-dev] RDF : Headless Triples syntax

From: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 19:42:38 +0100
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>, "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "Jon Hanna" <jon@spin.ie>, "RDF-Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EBEPLGMHCDOJJJPCFHEFKEFPIIAA.danny666@virgilio.it>

>My personally preferred approach tends to be using linked
>metadata, and even
>metadata that isn't explicitly linked. This is because I would
>prefer to make
>metadata for information where I am not the author or someone with write
>access anyway.
>Equally, I want access to metadata provided by people other than
>the original

Agreed 100%. I don't think anyone was suggesting that these lighter
approaches should in any way detract from the ability to make that kind of
statements. As I see it there is a need for something supplementary for
embedding inside documents that is very simple but more semweb-friendly than
existing HTML <meta>. In practice it would be good to be able to do this in
a 'View Source', copy, paste & modify way, nice and easy.

The modifying shouldn't need any great thought, ideally. A political bonus
would be that people that peep through the RDF keyhole wouldn't be scared
off by RDF/XML.
Received on Tuesday, 19 November 2002 13:53:57 UTC

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