[rdfweb-dev] namespace versioning

Julian Bond julian_bond at voidstar.com
Tue Jul 27 13:27:24 UTC 2004

Ian Davis <iand at internetalchemy.org> wrote:
>If your toolset is limiyed to XML then how about running the RDF/XML 
>through a normalising XSLT stylesheet that copies all elements and 
>attributes straight to output except those in certain namespaces. Those 
>elements in the specified namespaces could be rewritten to appear in 
>the new namespace. This could be used as a pre-processing step before 
>the RDF parser.

This is a function that could usefully be built into the parser. A 
normalising front end that took a text array of equivalent namespaces. 
Any specific application working with a known set of namespaces could 
then initialise the equivalents.

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