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RE: foaf:Document

From: Carlos Iglesias <carlos.iglesias@fundacionctic.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 12:13:25 +0200
Message-ID: <09700B613C4DD84FA9F2FEA52188281906004B25@ayalga.fundacionctic.org>
To: "Shadi Abou-Zahra" <shadi@w3.org>, "ERT WG" <public-wai-ert@w3.org>

> Hi group,
> 
> Ref: <http://xmlns.com/foaf/spec/#term_Document>
> 
> This is to confirm that FOAF spec uses the broader sense of 
> the term "Document" to mean both physical as well as 
> electronic manifestations.
> 
> We could clarify which of the two we mean in section 2.3 
> TestSubject Class of the EARL 1.0 Schema [1], by using the 
> following description:
> 
> - foaf:Document:
>   * Document - the test subject is an electronic document, 
> such as an HTML or image file, as defined by [FOAF].
> 
> [1] <http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-EARL10-Schema-20090428/#TestSubject>
> 
> This would clarify the scope in the context of using this 
> term in EARL reports, and would therefore resolve the comment 
> by CTIC [2].
> 
> [2] <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-wai-ert/2009May/0023>
> 
> Thoughts?

IMO, the adoption and "redefinition" of an existing term could be considered a bad practice, so I am not sure about following that way.

Regards,
 CI.

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