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

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Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2001 07:51:41 -0400
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Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 07:06:50 -0400 (EDT)
To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com>
Cc: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

At 04:17 PM 9/4/01 -0700, pat hayes wrote:
>>For the same reason that C programming books mention printf().
>>Yes, everybody could develop their own print routine
>>in vanilla C, but it's cost-effective for the community
>>to agree on a standard library of terms sometimes.
>
>Well then let us refer to it in that way, ie as part of a 'standard 
>library', rather than as part of the core language itself. Right now, as I 
>understand it, an RDF engine that did not handle containers in a 
>particular way would not be in conformance to the M&S spec.

I, for one, very much favour this approach.

#g


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