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Resource Description Framework file. A .rdf file provides information about resources on the web. It is primarily intended as a means of providing metadata about web resources, such as (but not limited to) title, author, modification date, copyright and licensing information.

A .rdf file is an XML style style, and as such it can be viewed using a text-editor (although that may not give the most intuitive view of the file contents). .rdf files are intended as a means of passing and exchanging information (about resources) to applications which can then process that information.

The specification for .rdf files was developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

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