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Re: new semantics initiative

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 18:30:17 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20020612182820.00acf760@joy.songbird.com>
To: patrick hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

At 12:07 PM 6/12/02 -0500, patrick hayes wrote:

>>At 09:52 AM 6/12/02 +0100, Jan Grant wrote:
>>
>>>Agreed; I'd rather see some syntactic mechanism for darkening (or more
>>>generally, colouring*) triples that doesn't rely on URI inspection. In
>>>particular, URI inspection doesn't need to be written into the MT
>>>documents - it should just appeal to darkness (or otherwise) that's
>>>determined through a mechanism external to the document.
>>
>>Speaking personally, me too.  But that does seem to require a syntax 
>>extension, which may be difficult at this stage.
>
>I really do NOT want to introduce a syntax extension, which introduces all 
>kinds of extra complexity. We have agreed that contexts are out of scope.

For the avoidance of doubt... I agree:  I didn't mean to suggest we 
_should_ consider introducing a syntax extension at this stage.

#g


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Graham Klyne
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Received on Wednesday, 12 June 2002 13:24:11 EDT

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