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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.


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

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