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Clarification needed Re: comments on RIF Primer

From: Leora Morgenstern <leora@cs.nyu.edu>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 09:18:38 -0400
Message-ID: <b46bc7d0da0d45e4b38f8df4dce45e6e.squirrel@webmail.cims.nyu.edu>
To: "Stella Mitchell" <stellamit@gmail.com>
Cc: "RIF" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
Stella,

I'm doing the edits you suggested, one by one (as well as finding other
stuff in the process.)

Regarding Section 3.2., 3rd paragraph, I realize that I too don't know
what "such information" means. (I think Chris wrote this section.) Did you
figure it out?

Thanks,
Leora

On Sat, September 25, 2010 11:51 am, Stella Mitchell wrote:
> Dear WG,
>
> I found the Primer quite readable, clear and useful,  and just have some
> minor comments.
>
> Stella
>
>
> Section 2.2.2, 2nd para:
>        the last sentence reads to me as if the constant is called a
> predicate in both the last 2 of the 3 types of constants mentioned, but
> not
> sure if that's what's meant.
>
>  Section 3.2, 3rd para:
>        us --> use
>
>        also, I had to read that sentence a few times because I was
> thinking
> that "such information" referred to the lowercase letters and uppercase
> letters.
>
>  Section 4:
>        1st example:
>              the iris for imdb and dbpedia should match up with those in
> the
> section 2.3 rule that this example is combined with (and the prefixes
> might
> as well too).
>
>              missing space after the "char" prefix
>
>  Section 5:
>         In the second paragraph maybe add another sentence characterizing
> what a function is/does?  There's a specific example in the first
> paragraph,
> but it's a very brief introduction to functions.
>
> Section 5.2.2, Example:
>        does Film1 necessarily have to be different from Film2?
>
>        near the top, there's an extra space between dbpedia: and
> dateoffilm
>
> Section 6.1
>     2nd paragraph:
>          might as well say "C++ or Java" rather than "C++",  like it does
> in
> Section 6.2.
>
>    Example:
>         imdb and dbpedia prefixes and iris could be made consistent with
> earlier examples.
>         (same comment for the example in 7.1.1)
>
> Section 6.2
>         first example:  System.println --> System.out.println
>
>         second example: if it can be written with the less advanced syntax
>                    ex:e1 # Example
>                    ex:e1[...]
>                    ex:e1[...]
>              it may be easier to understand the RIF, and the parallel
> structure with the Java would be even more obvious.
>
> Section 7
>        there are some "add pointer"  notes/comments
>
> General:
>       some of the examples are extending outside the blue-colored box and
> require scrolling to the right.
>
> Appendix:
>      at the very end just before the last reference, there's a span
> element
> displayed.
>


-- 
Leora Morgenstern, Ph.D.
http://www-formal.stanford.edu/leora
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