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Re: proposals for Lists and Seq (ISSUE-77)

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 15:41:52 +0200
Cc: public-rdf-wg <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
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To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>

On Oct 20, 2011, at 14:44 , Steve Harris wrote:

> Probably. The infinite entailments thing is very crazy, but the rdfs:member property is reasonably useful.
> 
> I would be more in favour of making it less crazy e.g. limiting the instances of rdfs:member to rdfs:_N properties that actually exist in the graph.

Ack. That is the ter Horst semantics that a number of triple stores already implement, or the corresponding RDFS entailment version that is defined for SPARQL 1.1. Getting one of those into the RDF Semantics is, essentially, ISSUE-11, that I raised a long time ago...[1].

Ivan

[1] http://www.w3.org/2011/rdf-wg/track/issues/11

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> - Steve
> 
> On 2011-10-20, at 13:28, Ivan Herman wrote:
> 
>> Steve, Dan
>> 
>> Would you be ready to at least remove them from the core RDFS semanitcs, ie, the entailments?
>> 
>> Ivan
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>> On 20 Oct 2011, at 13:21, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:
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>>> On 20 October 2011 13:13, Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com> wrote:
>>>> I wouldn't be comfortable with marking Seq as "archaic" or similar unless there's a viable alternative, and I don't think List counts.
>>> 
>>> Me neither.  Nor "quaint", "twee", "retro" or "regrettable". It's just
>>> what it is, with no great mystery or confusion.
>>> 
>>> Dan
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