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Re: ISSUE-97: propose to close the issue by doing nothing

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2012 14:11:30 -0600
Cc: RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <576D678E-F0C7-4685-BFB0-CD608881359B@ihmc.us>
To: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@emse.fr>

On Nov 6, 2012, at 12:42 PM, Antoine Zimmermann wrote:

> Re. ISSUE-97: Should the semantics of RDF graphs be dependent on a vocabulary?
> 
> 
> I suggest we close it and do nothing.

I agree. I was keen on this idea for a while, until I started to go into the details of the effects it would have. Thanks for hewing a similar path.

Pat

> 
> 
> The implications of the change would be important.
> If such a thing was done, all reasoners would have to be reimplemented, because the change adds a lot of entailments inferred from the empty graph.
> 
> Nonetheless, I made a wiki page where I put the formal definitions of simple-entailment, lv-entailment, rdf-entailment, rdfs-entailment and D-entailment when these notions are made independent from a vocabulary.
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2011/rdf-wg/wiki/User:Azimmerm/RDF-semantics
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> 
> Best,
> -- 
> Antoine Zimmermann
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