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Re: more feedback

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2002 17:55:31 +0000
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20021101175358.03399c30@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

At 09:00 01/11/2002 -0600, Dan Connolly wrote:
[...]

> >
> > Would it make sense to restrict the structure of collections in the
> > *abtract syntax*.  Don't worry Dave, I don't think it affects the XML
> > syntax - it can only produce well formed lists already.
>
>??? I don't see how you come to that conclusion.

I think stupidity is sufficient explanation :)

>It seems obviously false; witness the following counterexample:
>
>         <rdf:Description about="#aBadList>
>           <rdf:first>1</rdf:first>
>           <rdf:first>2</rdf:first>
>         </rdf:Description>
>
>If the list has only one first, then "1" and "2" denote the
>same thing; but they don't; they denote distinct things.

Right.  Me dumb.

Ok.  Is trickier than I thought.

Brian
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