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Re: ACTION 2001-08-24#9 : issues with containers

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2001 13:02:18 -0700
Message-Id: <v04210109b7bae35e6cc6@[130.107.66.237]>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>Jan Grant wrote:
>
> >
> > * although there are two kinds of alternative notion: the one in this
> > example is "this is true for ever member of the Alt, just pick one" (so
> > why isn't it just a bag?)
>
>Because Alt defines a default function.

Right; but on the other hand, why would a container *need* a default 
if any property applied to the container itself rather than 
distributively to its members?

Maybe Ora could speak to this question of the intended meaning of 
rdf:Alt, since his name is on the document?

Pat

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