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Re: Suggestion for next round of model theory document

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2001 10:30:06 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20011004102722.03b815d0@joy.songbird.com>
To: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@upclink.com>
Cc: RDF core WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
At 07:55 PM 10/3/01 -0500, Aaron Swartz wrote:
>On Tuesday, October 2, 2001, at 07:20  AM, Graham Klyne wrote:
>
>>As a simple fix, I would suggest placing (something like) the following 
>>text at the start of section 0.2 and/or 1.2:
>>
>>[[[
>>For the purposes of this document, the term <dfn>URI</dfn> is used to 
>>mean an absolute URI with an optional fragment identifier.
>>]]]
>
>I really don't appreciate these ad-hoc redefinitions of URI. Please, if 
>we're going to be using something else, let's call it something else.
>
>Pat, can you do a search-and-replace for URI -> URI-view or something like 
>that. (The above text could explain the meaning of URI-view.)

Aaron, in an ideal world, I would agree with you.  And I don't mean to 
imply that the world can't be ideal in this case.  Most important, I think, 
is to do something (anything?) to minimize gratuitous additional confusion 
about URIs and their derivatives.

#g


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