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Re: names, elevator speeches, slides, and marketing

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2004 14:38:00 -0500
To: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Cc: Eric Miller <em@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1094413080.6086.132.camel@dirk>

On Sun, 2004-09-05 at 14:34, Dan Connolly wrote:
> I don't like "RDF Query Language" for the same reason
> I no longer like "XML Schema" -- it's lazy and impolite
> to take the generic name, as if all other RDF query
> languages will cease to be useful and no new ones
> will ever be developed.

to clarify: it's lazy to *presume* that all other
RDF query language work will go away. It's our
goal to set the standard, but we shouldn't presume
to do so before we've done it.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Sunday, 5 September 2004 19:37:56 UTC

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