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Re: use/mention and reification

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 24 Jan 2002 18:04:00 -0600
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: ext "jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com" <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>, RDF core WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1011917041.2608.101.camel@dirk>
On Thu, 2002-01-24 at 08:52, Patrick Stickler wrote:
> On 2002-01-24 2:47, "ext jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com"
> <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com> wrote:
> 
> > 
> >> Here are the options I find acceptable:
> >> 
> >> (a) Shoot reification on the grounds that
> >> there isn't consensus about what it means
> >> nor how to use it.
> 
> I don't see how we can do this, as reification is at present
> the most straightforward way to qualify statements.

?!?!?

This must be some use of the word "straightforward" with
which I am not familiar. All the feedback I hear
about reification is "run away! run away!"

I'm interested to hear about deployment of refication
used in this manner, and some user community
that found it to be straightforward.

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 24 January 2002 19:04:03 EST

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