[rdfweb-dev] Re: indicating meta and type?
pp at m...
Sun Dec 8 21:18:49 UTC 2002
> > <rdf:Description rdf:ID="person">
> > <im:mesengerAccount>
> > <im:Account>
> > <im:AccountType rdf:resource="(etc)/MsnAccount"/>
> > <im:login>login name</im:login>
> > </im:Account>
> > </im:mesengerAccount>
> > </rdf:Description>
> > Starting to get a bit verbose, isn't it ... hmm.
> Yes, and that's always something to avoid. RDF proponents understand the
> semantic value to the verbosity. But to everyone else it looks like a ton of
> baggage that doesn't "do anything" for them. So being simple is worth
BTW, is the following (a snippet of trackback info) valid RDF? To
people who don't know about the semantic requrements, this sort of
format should be a bit friendlier. I can't see any indication of
whether values are URI refs or literals, but it seems to parse fine
dc:title="A Betrayal of Faith"
dc:description="For some reason, a comment left on my 'Nixon was Unavailable' post below by new blogger Diane L continues to..."
If that's OK, you could say something like:
<im:mesengerAccount im:AccountType="(etc)/MsnAccount" im:login="login name"/>
... which is a bit nicer. Is it valid? Presumably this would come
out as the triples:
<#person> <im:messengerAccount> <#_acct>
<#_acct> <im:AccountType> <(etc)/MsnAccount>
<#_acct> <im:login> "login name"
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