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Re: Intentions of XMP

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 20:14:16 +0100
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To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, "RDF Core WG 7332#" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>, Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

At 21:49 26/09/2002 +0300, Patrick Stickler wrote:

[...]

> >         Perhaps a clearer, more mnemonic way to ask this question
> >         would be, do the literal values of the following two properties
> >         mean the same thing to XMP applications? Would they be
> >         considered to carry equivalent semantics in both cases?
> >
> >         <xmp:CreateDate>2002-09-25T11:36:07Z</xmp:CreateDate>
> >         <dc:title>2002-09-25T11:36:07Z</dc:title>
>
>Oh dear, that's not the same question at all.  If we were going to ask
>Adobe, it would have been useful to agree the question first.
>
>         Oh come, now Brian. It precisely matches the structure
>         and semantics of the generic entailment.

I'd have preferred the question be asked in terms of neutral names as in 
the original:

   <a> <b> "foo" .
   <c> <d> "foo" .

As expressed, knowledge about the properties you have picked, built into 
XMP may have influenced the answer.  I'm also not at all happy with the 
accompanying words.

Brian
Received on Thursday, 26 September 2002 15:17:07 EDT

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