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Re: Brand new version of the RIF+XML data document (would you review it, please?)

From: Michael Kifer <kifer@cs.stonybrook.edu>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 11:01:52 -0400
To: Christian De Sainte Marie <csma@fr.ibm.com>
CC: <kifer@cs.sunysb.edu>, <gary.hallmark@oracle.com>, <public-rif-wg@w3.org>, Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100920110152.1e4c069d@kiferserv>
I am leaving today for a week and will be able to look at it only a few days
after my return, ie, early oct.

michael


On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 16:12:58 +0200
Christian De Sainte Marie <csma@fr.ibm.com> wrote:

> Michael, Gary
> 
> I have essentially completed the rework of the RIF+XML data spec [1]: 
> there are still examples to be added, and a few places that need be 
> developed more in depth, but the content is essentially there.
> 
> Apart from completing the rework of the semantics that was already started 
> in the June WD, the main change is that the discussion about the syntax 
> (e.g. [2]) led me to come back to XPath expressions (as xs:string) in 
> frame slots for navigating through XML data, and XSD component designators 
> (as xs:string) in membership and subclass formulas for designating named 
> elements and complex types as classes.
> 
> Would you care to review the document in its current state, please? One 
> question is whether it is essentially sound or not: if it is, I can put 
> the extra work needed for a publication befor ethe end of the month (and 
> the WG); if it has major flaws, on the other hand, we will need to discuss 
> what to do with it (where one of the option is to request an extension to 
> correct those flaws).
> 
> I know that the notice is extremely short, but, if you accept to review 
> the document, it would be very useful if you could give a first feedback 
> (wrt soundness/major flaws) for the telecon tomorrow.
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/XML-Data
> [2] Thread starting with 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rif-wg/2010Sep/0004.html
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Christian
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