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Re: [DTB] ACTIONs 428 and 292 completed

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 04:40:56 +0100
Message-ID: <4806C6C8.9040205@deri.org>
To: Michael Kifer <kifer@cs.sunysb.edu>
CC: "Public-Rif-Wg (E-mail)" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>

Michael Kifer wrote:
> One more comment. All names of the builtins must belong to some symbol
> space. So, the proper naming would be something like
> 
> "pred:isLong"^^rif:iri
> 
> rather than pred:isLong.

The first sentence in the  namespace section explains that this is 
exactly how I use prefixed abbreviations here. The long version is 
highly unreadable.

> See, for example, Example 2 in
> http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/BLD#EBNF_for_the_RIF-BLD_Rule_Language



> Alternatively, we could allocate a separate symbol space to the
> builtins. In this case, they would look something like

I did suggest separatee symbol spaces some time ago in an ealier mail, 
resp it was like that on the syntax proposals... with the addition that 
- if we have a separate symbol space - why then do we need a keyword 
"External"?
  If we had separate symbol spaces, I think this sufficiently designates 
builtins syntactically.

> "isLong"^^rif:predicate 
> 
> 
> 	--michael  
> 
>> DTB is ready for review, slightly delayed:
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/DTB
>>
>> At least, it should be - although not officially part of the published 
>> working drafts in this round - be stablilized to comply mostly with the 
>> definitions in FLD and BLD concerning external schemas.
>>
>> This also completes ACTION-292
>> "Put links for each builtin to Xquery source URI"
>>
>> best,
>> Axel


-- 
Dr. Axel Polleres, Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI)
email: axel.polleres@deri.org  url: http://www.polleres.net/

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