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Editors' Newswire for 18 January, 2004
23:59, 18 Jan 2004 UTC | XMLhack Editors

A collected summary of items that ran on the xmlhack newswire on 18 January, 2004.

A Turtle for the Semantic Web?
from Eric van der Vlist at 22:55, 18 Jan
Dave Beckett has published a new version of Turtle (Terse RDF Triple Language), a compact (non XML) syntax for RDF.
Turtle is inspired by N-Triples, a more ancient proposal and attempts to use the experience of N3 (the most commonly used compact syntax for RDF) while insuring full compatibility with the RDF model (which is not the case with N3).

Eric van der Vlist comments on RDDL 2.0
from Edd Dumbill at 22:52, 18 Jan
RDDL 2.0 is "disappointing" due to changes in the link semantics and retention of the original namespace.

RDDL 2.0 announced by Jonathan Borden
from Edd Dumbill at 22:51, 18 Jan
Changes include using "Tim Bray's non-XLink syntax which the TAG seems to be solidifying on", dropping XLink.

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