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Re: Working on glossary

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 10:10:18 -0500
Message-ID: <3B7BE25A.2BCBD3E6@w3.org>
To: Martyn Horner <martyn.horner@profium.com>
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
> Martyn Horner wrote:
> I have a long way to go (it's up on the ramp and is being taken apart
> at
> the moment as you'll see) but the introductory notes might be worth
> opening to comment.  I attach the very preliminary hacked version of
> Graham's doc.

Indeed, I agree with this goal:

> While not wishing to produce a redundant document, I feel that a
> `tutorial' glossary is useful to help a reader form an internally
> consistent language before receiving the precise definitions of the
> specs. It is therefore important not to give the user redolent but
> false images which may cause him/her to resist the finer descriptions
> when they are encountered. Definitions here should be `natural' and
> easily assimilated.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------

but we're clearly not there yet:

> Web Resource
>      Anything that is identified by a URI

Nope; that rules out real numbers... yada yada...

Since you don't claim to be done yet, I think I'll stop
here and save my review effort for a future draft.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 16 August 2001 11:10:20 UTC

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