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Re: namespaces

From: Richard H. McCullough <rhm@pioneerca.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 13:45:29 -0700
Message-ID: <BDBC6EC1937944A5ACFE4DE577CCD973@rhm8200>
To: "Richard Newman" <rnewman@twinql.com>
Cc: "Semantic Web at W3C" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "Joshua Tauberer" <jt@occams.info>

I'm thinking of the RDF file which I get from
the namespace URI,
which contains RDF/OWL propositions.

Are you thinking of the namespace URI?

Dick McCullough
Ayn Rand do speak od mKR done;
mKE do enhance od Real Intelligence done;
knowledge := man do identify od existent done;
knowledge haspart proposition list;
http://mKRmKE.org/

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Newman" <rnewman@twinql.com>
To: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@pioneerca.com>
Cc: "Semantic Web at W3C" <semantic-web@w3.org>; "Joshua Tauberer" 
<jt@occams.info>
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2008 1:19 PM
Subject: Re: namespaces


>> Every namespace is a context!
>
> URIs are opaque. Namespaces are a convenience and an administrative  tool.
>
> I know you feel the need to map terms to English meanings, but you  will 
> find yourself much closer to what RDF and OWL are if you mentally  replace 
> every URI you see with its sha1sum. That's essentially all the  machines 
> see.
>
> 
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