On 12/7/11 6:22 PM, John F. Sowa wrote:
Please note that I am not condemning XML, which is very useful for
marking up documents. I have been using the *ML family of languages
since the 1970s. And I admit that there are useful applications of
XSLT for many purposes. But processing RDF is *not* one of them.
Can't we now accept that RDF/XML isn't the overarching definition of
RDF? It does have a model distinct from a variety of syntaxes and
data serialization formats.
The first weakness of RDF is that somebody has to *parse* RDF/XML.
Nobody except compiler writers parse the language(s) they use.
I am sure we can move beyond the initial RDF/XML is RDF confusion
from the past. As I've stated repeatedly, RDF/XML no longer has an
overarching grip on RDF. Most important of all, it certainly doesn't
have any kind of overarching grasp over any incarnation of Linked
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