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RE: addressing requirements around daml:collection (rdfms-seq-representation)

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 02 May 2002 16:12:12 -0500
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Cc: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1020373933.30005.3128.camel@dirk>
On Wed, 2002-04-24 at 09:18, Pat Hayes wrote:
> >Can't we split responsibility here.
> >
> >RDF Core provides:
> >- rdf:parseType="collection"
> >- rdf:List, rdf:first, rdf:rest, rdf:nil
> >
> >WOWG
> >- provides functionality (i.e. uniqueness)
[...]
> >Jeremy
> >
> 
> Yes, this is what I thought (until yesterday) the proposal amounted 
> to.

OK, I like this better.

> I like this as it keeps RDF's hands clean but also lets WOWG do 
> what it wants to do. On the other hand, one could take the line that 
> if this is all that RDF is providing, why do *we* need to do it? I 
> mean, they could just use the daml:collection vocabulary, right?

They can't make RDF parsers turn daml:collection into first/rest
triples.

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 2 May 2002 17:11:50 EDT

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