rdf syntax

Extended CURIE (prefix:localName:key)

In the post Assigning a URI to each node of an RDF graph, I described the mechanism that enables all nodes to get URIs. For example, the age of a person identified by the URI reference http://chucknorris.com/data_/chuck can be described by using a “classic” blank node as follows (using the Turtle syntax): <http://chucknorris.com/data_/chuck> foaf:age [ [...]


Problems of the RDF syntax

An RDF syntax (notation) is a concrete syntax for writing (serializing) RDF triples. There are many different notations, some of which are based on existing formats (XML, (X)HTML, JSON), while others use special formats (Turtle). The problems of the RDF model, discussed in the previous posts, are inherited by RDF notations. Various special cases require [...]