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Re: remove hydra:Resource and hydra:Class

From: John Walker <john.walker@semaku.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2015 12:24:18 +0100 (CET)
To: Ruben Verborgh <ruben.verborgh@ugent.be>, Dietrich Schulten <ds@escalon.de>
Cc: public-hydra@w3.org
Message-ID: <1720554593.2718801.1420629858176.open-xchange@oxweb03.eigbox.net>

>
> > John's approach to deprecate old stuff makes sense. How about
> > deprecating hydra:Resource and hydra:Class, then?
>
> I would remove, because they are (needlessly) used in the modeling.
> Furthermore, our own ontology is the only one that uses it.
> It's bloat—I think we need to get rid of it while we still can.
>
> Note that changes such as repurposing hydra:writeonly to hydra:writeable
> had far more consequences, yet we didn't use deprecation either.

Here I'd put a caveat that Hydra core vocabulary is still a 'draft' and subject
to change.
More formal change control should be applied once it is released.

Early adopters/implementers understand that things are still subject to change
and accept the consequences.

>
> Best,
>
> Ruben

Cheers,
John
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