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Re: Lists vs collections. (was: Re: response to Brian's rdfs review)

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 12:34:38 -0600
Message-Id: <p05111b1bb9f5a82704b2@[10.0.100.86]>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>At 22:49 09/11/2002 -0600, pat hayes wrote:
>>>At 10:46 09/11/2002 -0500, Dan Brickley wrote:
>>
>>This is entirely talking about 'lists', but we call them 
>>'collections'. We ought to get the terminology straight. Lists is 
>>the traditional term and universally used, so why did we invent 
>>parseType=collection??
>
>We didn't.  Daml did.
>
>Does the form of words I suggested before not work.  They are 
>collections represented by a list structure.

Hmmm. TO me, 'collection' sounds awfully like an unordered thingie, 
and lists are definitely ordered.

BUt this is DAMLs fault, so lets just forget about trying to clean it 
up, and just say they are lists. Sorry I brought it up.

Pat


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