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Re: lcsh.info RDFa SKOS and content negotiation - use of RDF-style # IDs in RDFa?

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 13:13:00 +0200
To: "Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)" <skw@hp.com>, "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: "Dan Brickley" <danbri@danbri.org>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>, "Ed Summers" <ehs@pobox.com>
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On Fri, 03 Oct 2008 17:12:55 +0200, Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)  
<skw@hp.com> wrote:
>> I like Larry's scheme as well, but the time bit is either too little or
>> too much, because once you start allowing for the primary topic of a
>> resource changing over time, well, then why not foaf:name of a person,  
>> or w3c:isEditorOf a spec, or any property really.
>
> Well... because they do change (and raw RDF lacks a temporal dimension).  
> Good governance can seek to restrict the ravages of time... but time  
> will outlive us all and all our institutions...

I'm not sure if you're teasing me or not. What I meant was, I am unsure of  
the value of being able to say that a primary topic has a temporal  
dimension, if you can't say that about anything else in RDF.

Steven
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