rdf:about                                                 

Definition

The rdf:Description start-tag indicates the start of a description of a resource, and goes on to identify the resource the statement is about (the subject of the statement) using the rdf:about attribute to specify the URIref of the subject resource.

rdf:about is a Production syntaxTerm (not a concept).

Example listing

Triple

 

RDF/XML

<rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.example.org/index.html">

    <exterms:creation-date>August 16, 1999</exterms:creation-date>

</rdf:Description>

Other information

An obvious way to talk about any RDF statement is to say it is a description, and that it is about the subject of the statement, and this is the way RDF/XML represents the statement. The property element is nested within the containing rdf:Description element, indicating that this property applies to the resource specified in the rdf:about attribute of the rdf:Description element.  

Use in ISO 15926