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Re: new semantics initiative

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 12:30:54 +0300
To: ext Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@mimesweeper.com>, Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
CC: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>, Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Message-ID: <B92CEF7E.168D7%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

On 2002-06-12 11:48, "ext Graham Klyne" <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
wrote:

> 
> 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.

Looks like a job for rdfs:aboutEachPrefix ;-)

Patrick


> #g
> --
> 
> 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
>> worried.
>> 
>> 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).
>> 
>> Dave
> 
> -------------------
> Graham Klyne
> <GK@NineByNine.org>
> 
> 

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