This document defines a textual syntax for RDF called Turtle, which allows a graph to be completely written in a compact and natural text form, with abbreviations for common usage patterns and datatypes. Turtle provides levels of compatibility with the N-Triples format as well as the triple pattern syntax of the SPARQL W3C Recommendation.

Keywords: Turtle, Internationalized Resource Identifier (IRI), Parsing, Grammar
Author: Berners-Lee, Tim
Publisher: W3C
Date created: 2014-02-25 07:00:00.000
Time required: P30M

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