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Re: [Q] how to reference a rdf schema in an rdf instance file ?

From: Jimmy Cerra <jimbobbs@hotmail.com>
Date: Sat, 31 May 2003 04:01:12 -0400
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Cc: <hgadm@cswebmail.com>
Message-ID: <000001c3274a$cdc30880$0100a8c0@picard>

Dear Holger,

> how do I reference a rdf schema that defines a certain
> rdf instance file within that instance file ?

Could you explain that again for me?  I'm a little confused. :-/

> BTW, does rdf provide for the inclusion of XML schema
> Files or do I need DTDs ?

If you step up to OWL [1], then you can use owl:import to... well...
import another ontology [2].  I think that DAML may have similar
abilities (I definitely not sure); however, OWL will be replacing the
older specification in the near-term [3].  IMHO, of course, I would use

Jimmy Cerra

] "I had to learn very early not to limit
]  myself due to others limited imagination."
]  - Dr. Mae C. Jemison

[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/WebOnt/

[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-guide/#OntologyHeaders

[3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-logic/2003Apr/0063.html
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