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Re: Metadata for all and PS for metadata (Was Re: where to hang the metadata?)

From: Michael Kifer <kifer@cs.sunysb.edu>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 13:20:47 -0400
To: Christian de Sainte Marie <csma@ilog.fr>
Cc: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, "Boley, Harold" <Harold.Boley@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca>, public-rif-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <11057.1209403247@cs.sunysb.edu>

> Michael Kifer wrote:
> > 
> > The proposal in question was to bloat BLD itself.
> You lost me: what I was talking about was allowing metadata on all 
> objects (elements with a capitalised tag), without necessarily 
> specifying a PS for all classes in BLD (e.g. specifying a PS only for 
> metadata on Groups, and Rules if Rules there be etc).
> What would be the arguments against that (not saying there aren't: I am 
> just trying to clarify the issue before the discussion)?

I explained that in a message to Sandro:
Jos made a correct observation that the only
formal spec of the language is the presentation syntax. So, XML must be
defined by a precise mapping from the presentation syntax (which is how it
is done now).


> Christian
Received on Monday, 28 April 2008 17:22:04 UTC

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