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Re: Ensuring consistency of terminology

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 20:22:30 +0000
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20021031201941.043e1a10@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Cc: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

At 15:06 31/10/2002 -0500, Frank Manola wrote:
>Brian--
>
>Sounds great,

Don't it just!

>but I see this creating the potential for an awful lot of delay (e.g., for 
>the Primer, it looks like I have to wait until all the normative docs 
>figure out their terms, and resolve any inconsistencies, before I can even 
>know what *words* I can use!).

Yup, I reckon the primer would be most affected.

>Also, what do you do if you decide you need a term whose "natural home" 
>ought to be in another document, but they haven't defined it?  Petition 
>the editor to invent it?

Yup.

"An awful lot of delay" is not good news.  I proposed a kinda of idealistic 
view which I guess is where we'd like to be when we are done.  What do you 
see as the most practical way to get there?

Brian
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