Re: Some questions
"Didier PH Martin" <martind@n...> writes: > Obviously the choice of word like "about", "description" lead to think of > data about something instead of the data being _the_ something. This is why > I use a structure like this: > > <rdf:description id="MyID"> > <location>http://www.netfolder.com</location> > ... etc... > </rdf:description> > > What are the gains? > a) the object is location independent. Or, in programming terms, the ID is local rather than global, or in Web terms, it is relative rather than absolute (note that RDF allows ID as well). That's suitable for some applications, but entirely useless for others (it's often important to have single global identifiers for well-known people, places, and things). All the best, David -- David Megginson david@m... http://www.megginson.com/ 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 unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe 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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