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Re: Turtle - Terse RDF Triple Language updated

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 12:11:57 +0100
Message-Id: <96ACB611-C4EF-4C31-8958-4ECED6E132DD@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: "Semantic-Web@W3.Org Interest Group" <semantic-web@w3.org>
To: "Seaborne, Andy" <andy.seaborne@hp.com>

On 3 Oct 2007, at 12:04, Seaborne, Andy wrote:

[snip]
> It seems strange to build one entailment into the language and not
> others.  Keep the synatx as syntax; have entailment done elsewhere.

I cannot agree more. And I agree utterly.

Even if you interpret it as a kind of syntactic sugar in that case  
and not an entailment, then you are overloading the syntax in a way  
that loses the one-to-one correspondence with the graph which is a  
strongly useful fact about Turtle.

> In particular, structured editors might well not want any such  
> procesing
> done.

Indeed. And what Steve said too!

Cheers,
Bijan.
Received on Wednesday, 3 October 2007 11:10:43 GMT

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