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Re: ISSUE-141: Last Call Comment: almost-duplicate examples

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 21:05:40 +0200
Message-ID: <48FF7984.60302@few.vu.nl>
To: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
CC: public-swd-wg@w3.org

Sounds very sensible!

Antoine

> Here is a draft response to Michael on ISSUE-141, comments welcome.
>
> --- begin draft message ---
>
> Dear Michael, 
>
> Thank you for your detailed and helpful comments. In response to your
> comment below:
>
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 11:47:27AM +0000, SWD Issue Tracker wrote:
>   
>> ISSUE-141: Last Call Comment: almost-duplicate examples
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/141
>>
>> Raised by: Alistair Miles
>> On product: SKOS
>>
>> Raised by Michael Schneider in [1]:
>>
>> """
>> The whole document contains several such cases, where two or even more very
>> similar examples are given. If you haven't done so already, you might consider
>> whether this is good practice, and perhaps decide to drop all those
>> "almost-duplicates".
>> """
>>     
>
> We realise that, for those with experience of logics and entailment,
> such example may appear trivial and redundant. However, many readers
> of the SKOS Reference will not have extensive experience of logical
> entailment, and hence we have included these almost-duplicate examples
> to provide a clear illustration of the simple entailments that follow
> from the SKOS data model for these readers.
>
> We propose to retain these examples, can you live with this?
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Alistair
> Sean
>
>   
>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Sep/0044.html
>>     
>
>   
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