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Re: Skolemization and RDF Semantics

From: Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 18:30:34 -0400
Message-ID: <20110427.183034.665218485315957273.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: <richard@cyganiak.de>
CC: <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Subject: Re: Skolemization and RDF Semantics
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 17:10:23 -0500

> Dan,
> 
> “Skolem” is actually a *much* better name than “genid”. The former,
> people will remember. The latter, not. It's a weird feature that doesn't
> really relate much to anything that anyone would be likely to be
> familiar with. That's why an obscure name is fitting. And damn, “skolem”
> just sounds great!
> 
> Best,
> Richard
> (who knows he'll be overruled by his fellow WG members, all of who name
> their projects with acronyms that roll off the tongue like a thumbtack!
> ;-)

I'm also in favour of Skolem, although I predict a fight over
capitalization.

peter

PS: It's also nice to recognize someone who has no siblings (in the
mathematical geneology), and only one offspring, *and* is the
grandparent of Grace Murray Hopper.
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