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Re: new semantics initiative

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 09:48:05 +0100
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To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: patrick hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>

Fair point but easily fixed, I think.  Replace "reserved namespaces" with 
"reserved URIrefs".  If more detail is needed, designate these in terms of 
reserved URIref prefix strings.


At 09:02 AM 6/12/02 +0100, Dave Beckett wrote:

> >>>patrick hayes said:
><snip amount="lots"/>
> > (6) Does this require any changes to syntax/ test cases/ Ntriples/
> > datatyping/ whatever?
> > A: No.
>Until you had used the word 'namespace' in the bit I've cut from
>above, I would say no.  When namespace appears in the MT, I'm
>I just went and checked in the MT WD, and you do use it a few more
>times than I expected.  Hmm!
>Patrick Stickler has said elsewhere that "namespaces are punctuation"
>which is a bit strong, but for RDF/XML that is mostly correct.  RDF
>does not have namespaces in the model (theory).

Graham Klyne
Received on Wednesday, 12 June 2002 05:23:17 UTC

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