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Re: Minor comments on rdf:text

From: Jie Bao <baojie@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 15:41:38 -0400
Message-ID: <b6b357670904211241v4b2cbcb5qdcb35c080c71ea9d@mail.gmail.com>
To: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@deri.org>
Cc: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, W3C OWL Working Group <public-owl-wg@w3.org>, Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Antoine: Thanks

Sandro: can we edit the wiki now?

Jie

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 3:37 PM, Antoine Zimmermann
<antoine.zimmermann@deri.org> wrote:
> I have very minor comments on rdf:text, no reason to postpone publication.
>
> Sandro Hawke wrote:
>>
>> A new set of snapshots:
>>
>> linked from:
>>   [...]
>>   http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/draft/ED-rdf-text-20090420/
>
> Sect.1: "text in various different languages" -> "text in various languages"
> or "text in different languages".
>
>
> The special bracket characters used to write a pair ( F , v ) take 3 times
> as much vertical space as any other character (in Firefox 3.0.8) or are
> replaced by squares (in IE 7.0.5730.11).
>
> However, in the Structural Specification document, the special brackets are
> displayed correctly in Firefox (but still replaced by squares in IE).
> The differences between rdf:text and SS&FS are:
>
> In rdf:text, the code is:
> <span class="name">&lang; F v &rang;</span>
>
> and the CSS says that:
>
> .name {
>    font-family: monospace;
> }
>
> In SS&FS, the code is:
> &lang; <i>F</i> <i>v</i> &rang;
>
> Couldn't we just use normal brackets for all tuples in all documents? This
> would also make things more consistent, since sometimes tuples are
> represented with normal brackets, sometimes with angle brackets. BTW, it is
> a rather standard practice to use normal brackets to write tuples in
> mathematics.
>
>
> Sect.4, last parag.:
> "an RDF tool that suports rdf:text MUST ..." -> "an RDF tool that supports
> rdf:text MUST ..."
>
> "(normative or nonnormative)" compare in the header "in these non-normative
> formats: PDF version". Shouldn't the word "non-normative/nonnormative"
> normalized throughout the documents?
> I noticed that both spelling are used in almost all OWL 2 documents.
>
>
> Sect.5.3.2:
> "a sequence of length 0 or 1 of type rdf:texts" -> "... of type rdf:text"
>
> Regards,
> --
> Antoine Zimmermann
> Post-doctoral researcher at:
> Digital Enterprise Research Institute
> National University of Ireland, Galway
> IDA Business Park
> Lower Dangan
> Galway, Ireland
> antoine.zimmermann@deri.org
> http://zimmer.aprilfoolsreview.com/
>
>



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Jie Bao
http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~baojie

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