[rdfweb-dev] Smushing the Semantic Web / Invalid data in IFP's

Leigh Dodds ldodds at ingenta.com
Wed Mar 24 12:23:18 UTC 2004


> >From Perry:
> > Does validating fields with regex's make 
> > sense?  What are the regex's that things should be validated against? 
> 
> Regex ?!?!
> 
> FOAF is RDF. Surely an RDF parser would be the appropriate tool?

I think he meant the field values, not using regex to parse the document.

Running regexps over the literal values seems perfectly reasonable.

Cheers,

L.



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