Re: Short Essay: Squeezing RDF into a Java Object Model
"Roger L. Costello" wrote: > > David, > > I see where you are going with this - develop an API for RDF. Out of > curiosity, why isn't the SAX API adequate? After all, RDF is just XML. > Let the application deal with it. /Roger RDF has its own data model *expressed in* XML. In the same way, XML has a data model expressed in Unicode. One could ask: "Why do we need an XML API when every programming language has a character reading API." But the XML data model is not the Unicode data model. -- Paul Prescod - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself http://itrc.uwaterloo.ca/~papresco Diplomatic term: "We had a frank exchange of views." Translation: Negotiations stopped just short of shouting and table-banging. (Brill's Content, Apr. 1999) xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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