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Re: Acronym expansion in Abstract

From: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 13:18:25 -0400
To: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Cc: Michael Panzer <panzerm@oclc.org>, Gordon Dunsire <gordon@gordondunsire.com>
Message-ID: <20110908171825.GA11555@julius>
On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 11:27:51AM -0400, Tom Baker wrote:
> Gordon suggests expanding two acronyms in the Abstract.  Unless
> there are objections, I will do so!

Please look at the sentence in [1]:  

    In Linked Data, data is expressed using Resource Description Framework
    (RDF) and Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs). 

I prefer not to write "the" Semantic Web; in the rest of the report, if I'm not
mistaken, we use Semantic Web only as an adjective.

Tom

[1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=ExecutiveSummary&diff=6322&oldid=6321

> On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 03:53:56PM +0100, Gordon Dunsire wrote:
> > I think the Exec summary is fine, except for one point:
> >  
> > There are two acronyms, URI and RDF, in the summary, and neither is explained -
> > both in terms of acronym expansion, and what relevance they have.
> >  
> > I suggest adding the sentence "In the Semantic Web, data is expressed using
> > Resource Description Framework (RDF) and linked by Uniform Resource Identifiers
> > (URIs)." after the first sentence in the first paragaph. It also provides a
> > brief definition of Linked Data.
> >  
> > Feel free to post to the list for discussion ... 

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Tom Baker <tom@tombaker.org>
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