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Re: The first sentence

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 12:17:56 -0600
Message-Id: <p05111b07b9e32fb63df1@[65.217.30.130]>
To: fmanola@mitre.org
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>Brian McBride wrote:
>>
>>  At 12:21 28/10/2002 -0500, Frank Manola wrote:
>>  >I still like my formulation:
>>
>>  So do I, its pretty close to my suggestion.  The difficulty I have is that
>>  the sentence in the primer does not make it clear whether it's the RDF
>>  information thats in the web or the resources that the information is about
>>  or both. 
>
>That's a healthy ambiguity in my opinion; at least through the end of
>the first sentence!  Resolving this ambiguity (which is sort of built
>into what we're doing in some respects) in one sentence is a laudable
>goal, but I really did try to clarify this in the next few sentences.
>Oh well, I suppose it's fair if *all* the editors have to change
>something! 
>
>Let me suggest something else:  if we're going to standardize things
>across documents, how about we standardize the way we do references:
>e.g.,
>
>*  for the Model Theory, Dave and I have [RDF-MODEL] and Concepts has
>[RDF-SEMANTICS],

The latter is better given the new title.

pat

>*  for RDF/XML, I have [RDF-XML] and Concepts has [RDF-SYNTAX],
>*  for Schema, I have [RDF-SCHEMA] and Dave and Concepts have
>[RDF-VOCABULARY],
>*  Dave and I have [RDF-MS] as a normative reference and Concepts has it
>as an informational reference,
>*  etc. etc.
>
>--Frank
>
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