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Re: Entailment and bags (was:Re: Agenda items for the f2f)

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 16:23:19 -0500
Message-Id: <p05101412b8908950ca3b@[192.168.0.6]>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>At 09:38 11/02/2002 -0600, Pat Hayes wrote:
>[...]
>>Oh well, sure, if we ignore the semantics then we can do anything. 
>>The problem with Alt is that if you follow the, er, hint, then your 
>>conclusions actually *contradict* valid RDF conclusions, ie in this 
>>sense Alt is nonmonotonic.
>
>Are you suggesting that we pull it entirely?

Yes.

>That will break anything that's used it.

Right. Well, it will make it nonconformant, at any rate.

>Saying its meaningless, is wimpier, but safer.

Well, its not clear that it is safer in the long run. After all, the 
actual CODE will still work, right? But we will be clear that it 
isn't conformant. Lack of that clarity is itself dangerous, I would 
suggest.
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