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Re: [TURTLE] Turtle Inverse Properties

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 10:30:06 -0400
Message-ID: <5034ECEE.90005@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
On 8/22/12 10:00 AM, Yves Raimond wrote:
>> >@rev is a good example. There's cases in RDFa where it reduces the complexity (well, at least number of bytes) of saying things a lot, but it causes a lot of confusion in people new to RDFa. RDF is complex enough as it is IMHO.
>> >
> Yes, it's definitely a trade-off, but IMHO the balance tends towards adding a mechanism similar to @rev in Turtle.
>
> Best,
> Yves
>
+1

Remember, the fact that it becomes part of the standard doesn't mean its 
an entry point re. usage. The benefit here is that you end up with 
syntax sugar awaiting the fully engaged end-user. As I said in an 
earlier post, one an end-user is engaged they make a quantum leap for 
bashful neophyte to edge-case maniac. It happens all the time with 
software. Thus, why not have a pleasant surprise (in the form of syntax 
sugar)  in place for this inevitability?

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