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Re: Schema comments

From: Graham Klyne <GK@NineByNine.org>
Date: Wed, 01 May 2002 05:59:01 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20020501055516.00a50060@joy.songbird.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Cc: RDF core WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
At 07:17 PM 4/30/02 -0400, Dan Brickley wrote:
>I'm off to
>Hawaii for WWW2002 shortly, and will be taking a little break from RDFS
>the next 2-3 weeks, but I do think you raise a number of points worthy of
>discussion.

I wasn't expecting my comments to get this round.

Have fun in the sun!

>  The notion of restriction in RDF needs better presentation.
>This is connected to the removal of the 'constraint' vocabulary from RDFS.
>I believe range and domain do restrict the interpretations of the RDF
>graph (in the MT sense),

Agreed (in the sense that *any* RDF statement restructs the interpretations 
of a graph).

>but they can't be read as restricting in the XML
>Schema  / DTD validity sense.

Quite.  I try to view them as enlarging (the amount of information one has) 
rather than limiting.

#g


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Graham Klyne
<GK@NineByNine.org>
Received on Wednesday, 1 May 2002 01:20:42 EDT

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