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Re: Using third-party vocabularies

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2002 11:13:16 +0000
Message-ID: <3DEDE34C.50304@hpl.hp.com>
To: Graham Klyne <GK@NineByNine.org>
CC: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org


> Jeremy:
> 
> maybe there are a few words that should added to the Concepts draft?  e.g.
> 
> [[
> In publishing a statement with potentially significant legal or social 
> consequences, one should take care to use vocabulary whose meaning is 
> well-defined, stable and known to correspond to the intended meaning.  
> For important documents, such as contracts, this may mean that use of 
> third-party vocabulary is restricted to terms defined by legislature, 
> recognized standards bodies or other reputable organizations.  Using 
> terms from untrustworthy sources may have unintended consequences.
> ]]
> 


?? insert
[[
restricted to terms defined by legislature,
recognized standards bodies or
other reputable organizations,
*** or to terms with well-established social meaning. ***
]]


Jeremy
Received on Wednesday, 4 December 2002 06:13:39 EST

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