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Re: rev and the costs of inverses/aliases in SPARQL

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2010 10:00:09 -0600
To: Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: public-sparql-dev <public-sparql-dev@w3.org>, public-rdfa <public-rdfa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1268064009.3952.5999.camel@pav.lan>
On Mon, 2010-03-08 at 16:37 +0100, Steven Pemberton wrote:
> On Mon, 08 Mar 2010 16:00:42 +0100, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org> wrote:
> 
> > Would the RDFa authoring community miss a/@rev if it went away?
> > Does anyone have 1st-hand experience to share?
> 
> Of course we would! Removing @rev from HTML5 is one of the worst examples  
> of cow-path design: apparently on the web, @rev is "hardly ever used" and  
> so therefore should be removed, whether or not anyone has a use case for  
> it.
> 
> But in any case, authors do need it, they do use it, and @rev will always  
> be in RDFa, so the question is moot in a way.

Could you give more details about who you mean when you say "we"?

I can see your personal opinion, and I share it, but I'm trying to find
out more detailed experience reports.

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