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Re: Editorial thread for BGP matching

From: Enrico Franconi <franconi@inf.unibz.it>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 18:09:21 +0100
Message-Id: <66D3045F-DC07-4AC6-B3D7-8FFE3C391702@inf.unibz.it>
Cc: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@hp.com>, RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>


On 23 Jan 2006, at 18:07, Enrico Franconi wrote:
>> The introduction of the 'blank' parameter B says exactly as little  
>> as that, and unless B is mentioned elsewhere in the text, it is  
>> just an example of a notoriously bad expositional style, in which  
>> some entity is given a 'mathematical-sounding' name for no reason  
>> other than to seem 'mathematical', as when someone writes "Suppose  
>> there is a set, S, of foodles..." and then never mention S ever  
>> again.

and we do mention B in the spec, by saying that it should be equal to  
the terms in G':

"For simple entailment, the scoping set B includes only the RDF terms  
in G'"

--e.
Received on Monday, 23 January 2006 17:09:36 GMT

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