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Re: Possible RDF Validator options change

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2003 14:08:35 +0100
Message-ID: <3F5344D3.6060308@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Ryan Lee <ryanlee@w3.org>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org, "Eric Prud'hommeaux" <eric@w3.org>, Ralph Swick <swick@w3.org>

My take on the thread between Mark Baker and Dave Beckett is that this 
option is still useful and conformant.


Ryan Lee wrote:

> Hello,
> We are considering removing the option in the RDF Validator [1] labelled:
> "RDF is NOT enclosed in <RDF>...</RDF> tags."  The option was originally
> introduced a couple years ago when the RDF/XML spec said a serialization
> could either be contained in rdf:RDF tags or not.  The spec has changed
> to now claim that serialized RDF/XML "must be contained inside an rdf:RDF
> XML element." [2]
> I belive this means the option is no longer relevant.  Does anyone know
> of reasons why we should not remove the option?
> 1. http://www.w3.org/RDF/Validator/
> 2. http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-syntax-grammar/#section-Syntax-complete-document
> Regards,
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