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Re: pruning the semantics document

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2002 10:59:22 -0600
Message-Id: <p05111b1bba1a7a9edb9d@[10.0.100.86]>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>On Sun, 2002-12-08 at 23:06, pat hayes wrote:
>>
>>  After reading through the Primer, particularly section 4, I propose
>>  that almost all of section 3 of the semantics document be simply
>>  removed.
>
>I don't know what's in section 3 of the semantics document.

Sorry. In any case I mis-cited it, I should have said section 3.2. It 
contains the 'informal' description of the parts that have no formal 
semantics, notably reification, containers and collections:

http://www.coginst.uwf.edu/~phayes/RDF_Semantics_finalCall.html#ReifAndCont

(3.2.4 in there is going to get re-written this evening to reflect 
the change suggested in my earlier message.)

The corresponding parts of Frank's primer are
http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-rdf-primer-20021124/#othercapabilities

>I'd appreciate pointers whenever documents are mentioned.
>
>  > It's all in the primer section 4.
>>
>>  Semantics section 3 should just list the RDF vocabulary that isn't
>>  being given a formal meaning, say explicitly that it isn't, and refer
>>  to the Primer for the informal meaning. If anyone feels that there
>>  are any subtleties in section 3 that aren't in the primer text as it
>>  stands, then lets put them into it. I don't think there are many, if
>>  any, in fact.
>>
>>  Anyone object? Frank??
>>
>>  Pat
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