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RE: more comments Re: top-level Comment on lBase

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 11:37:21 -0600
Message-Id: <p05111b20b9e5c907c1be@[65.217.30.130]>
To: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>I was not expecting XML schema to be regarded as a SWEL, at least 
>not at the current state of play.

Me neither. We had RDF/RDFS/OIL/DAML/OWL/??? in mind. Perhaps I 
should make this clearer.

Pat


>
>#g
>--
>
>At 02:44 PM 10/25/02 +0200, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
>
>>  > At 09:15 AM 10/25/02 +0200, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
>>>  >A quick reply to one of pat's questions and then a list of
>>>  review comments.
>>>  >
>>>  > > ?? Can you say why XML Schema is nonmonotonic??
>>>  >
>>>  >default attributes in the syntax
>>>
>>>  Is this at all meaningful?  Absent some notion of entailment or
>>>  inference,
>>>  which I don't see in XML schema, I'm not sure what it means to be
>>>  monotonic.
>>
>>Perhaps not, but in that sense the lBase doc has then also excluded XML
>>Schema from being a semantic web language, since (unless you buy some of
>>pfps's contortions in Yin/Yang), it cannot be expressed as a logical
>>language in the way that lBase requires.
>>
>>I think being less ambitious and more specific in scope is desirable.
>>
>>Jeremy
>
>-------------------
>Graham Klyne
><GK@NineByNine.org>


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