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Re: A rant about the terminology debate

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2012 08:55:37 +0200
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
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To: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@emse.fr>

On Aug 24, 2012, at 22:00 , Antoine Zimmermann wrote:

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> 
> I'm 100% with Richard on this issue and I propose that we make the following resolution:
> 1. if a term is normatively defined by RDF 1.0, we adopt it for RDF 1.1 without any change;
> 2. if a term is normatively defined by SPARQL and we want to put the concept in RDF 1.1, we adopt it without any change;
> 3. for all terms that do not have a normative definition yet in either RDF or SPARQL, we leave the discussion open to settle on a term.
> 


+1. No, +e^infinity

A terminological discussion is like a religious war: it may never end and it hurts everybody. 

Ivan

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