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Re: Question about SHOULD in MT

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 12:16:02 +0200
Message-ID: <00a001c2a035$24c5d150$7480720a@NOE.Nokia.com>
To: "ext Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Cc: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>



[Patrick Stickler, Nokia/Finland, (+358 40) 801 9690, patrick.stickler@nokia.com]


> > A 'datatype-aware' RDF engine SHOULD be competent to recognize at 
> > least the built-in rdf:XMLLiteral datatype. It MAY also recognize the 
> > set of all the XML Schema built-in datatypes.
> 
> no; 'RDF engine' seems completely out of place.
> Please strike all mentions of it.

How about 'RDF application'. That's pretty broad and generic.
Clearly at some point we need to be able to talk about what
parts of the language must be supported by actual software,
and it seems we can do that without straying into any
definition of the software itself -- apart from requirements.

Patrick
Received on Tuesday, 10 December 2002 05:17:59 EST

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