[XML-SIG] DTD design: include categorization, or use RDF?
Wed, 28 Feb 2001 11:24:32 -0800
On Tuesday 27 February 2001 08:23, Andrew Kuchling wrote:
> I'm revisiting and extending my quotation DTD this week, hence my
> suddenly asking a bunch of questions here. I'm wondering about
> categorization. A common application would be to group quotations
> into categories. I can add a category element or attribute, but then
> someone comes along who wants to sort quotes by newsgroup, or by date,
> or by some other wacky thing. I can invent a general syntax, but
> that's just reinventing RDF badly, so RDF seems like the obvious
Have you considered Topic Maps, as a possible alternative to RDF?
There's now an Open Source TM engine in Python: