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Re: The RDF Approach to Indicating Language-In-Use

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 16:44:58 -0500
Message-Id: <200310292144.h9TLiwV2013266@roke.hawke.org>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: public-sw-meaning@w3.org

> The *only* aspects of all of this that fall into the purview of the
> Semantic Web are an importing mechanism and the translation from a name to
> a namespace address.

Is owl:imports satisfactory as an importing mechanism?   (That is,
does OWL going to REC get you part 1?)

As for the translation: do you want to end up with a namespace string,
or with some document fetched over the web?   In either case, does it
work to just follow normal web retrieval: chop off the fragment string
& follow any 3xx redirects you get?

   -- sandro
Received on Wednesday, 29 October 2003 16:42:28 UTC

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