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Re: What is it that's wrong with rdf:List [summary]

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 15:30:22 -0500
Cc: Norman Gray <norman@astro.gla.ac.uk>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B670685D-0408-4F28-A7A8-4C1871B0D542@ihmc.us>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>

On Jun 19, 2010, at 10:05 AM, Dan Brickley wrote:

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> On 19 Jun 2010, at 16:47, Norman Gray <norman@astro.gla.ac.uk> wrote:
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>> Greetings.
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>> Many thanks, everyone, for interesting and thoughtful explanations  
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>> In summary, it seems that:
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>> * rdf:List isn't fundamentally defective, but
>> * it is often at least inconvenient to use with SPARQL, and
>> * it collides with OWL, which has hijacked rdf:List for internal use.
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> We added rdf:List to rdf in the 2004 rdfcore revision, to address  
> some owl-related needs. So 'hijack' is a little unfa

"Pre-jacked" might be a useful word here.

Pat

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