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Re: pruning the semantics document (and "meaningless terms")

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 11:31:02 +0200
Message-ID: <009501c2a1c1$3028b750$b29316ac@NOE.Nokia.com>
To: "ext Frank Manola" <fmanola@mitre.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]

> I agree 100% about the duplication, and what you suggested made perfect 
> sense to me, except that if things said in the MT doc are "meaningful", 
> and the same things said in the Primer are "meaningless", then let's by 
> all means say them in the MT doc, where we presumably "mean" them more 
> (or something).  Sheesh.

I never said the text in the Primer was meaningless. Only that
it was not normative, and thus, if the only place certain intended
meaning of terms was stated was in the Primer, such meaning
could be ignored and hence the terms had not normative meaning.

I think the Primer itself is top notch. Sorry if you thought I
was making any criticisms of the Primer itself.

Received on Thursday, 12 December 2002 04:32:59 UTC

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