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Re: refining closure text for rdfs-isDefinedBy-semantics

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 10:29:11 +0300
To: ext Eric Miller <em@w3.org>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B92B8177.16781%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

On 2002-06-10 19:01, "ext Eric Miller" <em@w3.org> wrote:

> Now that i'm back online, I see Patrick's suggestion...
> 
> On Fri, 2002-06-07 at 11:15, Patrick Stickler wrote:
> 
>> My specific recommendations are:
>> 
>> 1. Leave the definition of rdfs:isDefinedBy as is, though removing
>> the incorrect language about namespaces, allowing any instance
>> of rdf:Resource and multiple statements.
>> 
>> 2. Qualify objects of rdfs:isDefinedBy by class, in the case of
>> RDF/XML instances, by the proposed rdfs:Schema class. This permits
>> those who want/need to, to be explicit about the nature of the
>> defining resource.
>> 
>> 3. Clearly state that there is no functional relationship between
>> the URI of a term and the namespace URI used in its RDF/XML
>> serialization -- that the RDF model is based on URIs, not
>> qnames, and as such, namespaces have no significance whatsoever.
> 
> yep, i believe we're saying similar things.
> 
> Patrick, have you taken a crack at this rewording?

Not yet, but I would be happy to do so prior to Friday's telecon.

Patrick

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