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Re: Comments on 17 December 2013 WD of RDF 1.1 Primer

From: Thomas Baker <tom@tombaker.org>
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2014 14:12:34 -0500
To: Guus Schreiber <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>
Cc: RDF Working Group <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>, Public RDF comments list <public-rdf-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20140203191234.GA58373@julius.local>
On Mon, Feb 03, 2014 at 04:35:22PM +0100, Guus Schreiber wrote:
> Thanks again for your comments. Responses inline.

Thank you, Guus.  I am happy with your edits and explanations!

To follow up on just one point:

> >--  "The format of these statements is simple.  It always has the 
> >    following form:"
> >
> >     The use of "format" and "form" seems inconsistent, and the second
> >     sentence could perhaps simply be dropped, leaving just:
> >
> >         The form of these statements is simple:

As written, the sentence in effect says: "The format of the statements has the
form".  The notion of the _format_ of statements (instead of statements
themselves) having a form seems awkward, and "format" makes me think of
concrete syntaxes.  How about:

    The template for such statements is simple:

But I will not press the point...

Tom

> Thanks again! Very helpful indeed. New ED is at [1].
> 
> Guus
> 
> [1] https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/rdf/raw-file/default/rdf-primer/index.html#

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Tom Baker <tom@tombaker.org>
Received on Monday, 3 February 2014 19:13:11 UTC

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