rdf:List - see

RDF Vocabulary Description Language 1.0: RDF Schema
W3C Recommendation 10 February 2004

5.2 RDF Collections

Believe. :)

(Closed collections introduced ionto the 2004 update of original 1999 RDF
M=S spec.)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Metadata Object Description Schema List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Karen Coyle
> Sent: 11 July 2005 15:13
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [MODS] library metadata and RDF
> Houghton,Andrew wrote:
> >BTW, I should point out that had the authors of the MARC-XML
> >specification created an element based XML grammar, rather
> than a mixed
> >element/attribute model, you could have dropped it directly into the
> >RDF model with a simple RDFS schema
> >
> ... snip ...
> >Try it at by copying the
> above RDF-XML
> >into the textbox and clicking the Parse RDF button.
> >
> >
> Yes, this does parse. But unfortunately, both the
> MARCXML-lite and this RDF-able version are far from full
> schemas for MARC. A field like
>     <controlfield rdf:parseType="Resource">
>       <tag>008</tag>
>       <value>990101 n ancnnbabn           n ana      </value>
>     </controlfield>
> is actually a couple of dozen data elements, most of which
> are controlled by an authority list. Which brings me to the
> question: how does one indicate a finite set of values for a
> field in RDF? Of course, it will use a URI to point to the
> list, but what is the structure and what makes the list enforceable?
> kc
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