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- From: Paul Prescod <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "XML Developers' List" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 03 May 1999 12:19:39 -0500
"Roger L. Costello" wrote:
> I see where you are going with this - develop an API for RDF. Out of
> curiosity, why isn't the SAX API adequate? After all, RDF is just XML.
> Let the application deal with it. /Roger
RDF has its own data model *expressed in* XML. In the same way, XML has a
data model expressed in Unicode. One could ask: "Why do we need an XML API
when every programming language has a character reading API." But the XML
data model is not the Unicode data model.
Paul Prescod - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself
Diplomatic term: "We had a frank exchange of views."
Translation: Negotiations stopped just short of shouting and
(Brill's Content, Apr. 1999)
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