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Summary of changes to 2002-10-24 RDF XML Syntax WD draft

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2002 14:04:19 +0000
To: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <7047.1036159459@hoth.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>


This mail summarises the changes I've made so far to the RDF XML
syntax WD editor's draft after comments (most recent changes first).

The list below details the changes from the review copy
CVS version 1.350 as posted at
  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2002Oct/att-0062/01-index.html
to the version 1.378 which as of this date is at:
  http://ilrt.org/discovery/2001/07/rdf-syntax-grammar/


General
  RDF Model Theory now RDF Semantics
  Replaced all mentions of "nodes are labelled/identified by
  URI-refs .." with "nodes are URI-refs .."

7.2.3, 7.2.4, 7.2.5 - use oldTerms to forbid aboutEach*

7.2.X oldTerms - added, with note about aboutEach* gone, link to
issues, error tests

7.2.18 parseTypeOtherPropertyElt
  reworded to remove MUST and processing

7.2.3, 7.2.4
  rdf:nil has no special restrictions on it.

2.1 Introduction
  Reworded, link more to RDF-CONCEPTS, explained Qnames.

Abstract, Status
  Reworded after comments

7.2.33, 8
  Use XML Namespaces' NCName term and link to it in [XML-NS]

6.1.2 Element event, 6.1.7, Literal, 6.1.8 XML Literal
  for reference to language "undefined" replaced with "empty string"

6 Syntax Data Model
  Replaced N-Triples with RDF Graph, linking to RDF-CONCEPTS

5.2 Minor change

2.17 Reifying Statements - rdf:bagID and rdf:ID
  Reworded to note scope to xml:base or document

2.12 Omitting Blank Nodes - rdf:parseType="Resource"
  Reworded to add the additional cosntraints on xml:lang and rdf:type

2.11 Omitting Blank Nodes - rdf:parseType="Resource"
  Reworded.   Deleted last "difficult to read" sentence.

2.7 Languages - xml:lang
  Reworded

2.5 Property Attribute
  Reworded

Replaced all use of URI with URI References (linked to concepts document term)

6.1.4 Attribute event: re-allow certain non-namespaced rdf attributes:
  ID bagID about resource parseType code

Typos, spellings and rewordings from Daniel Krech, Frank Manola, Pat Hayes
Received on Friday, 1 November 2002 09:04:47 EST

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