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Re: a cunning plan (was: Re: On Consensus)

From: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 10:44:19 +0100 (BST)
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
cc: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>, bwm <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, ext pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, w3c-rdfcore-wg <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0209271043130.2740-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, Patrick Stickler wrote:

>
> > This also lets a Dan C. protect his turf if he wants to stop people
> > drawing the wrong conclusions about his literals, because he could say
>
> Anyone who wants to play on their own turf and work in a closed
> system are free to use whatever MT they like, but RDF is for
> global *interchange* of knowledge between widely disparate
> systems, and as such should embody as completely and explicitly
                                     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> as possible the intended meaning of the asserted statements.
  ^^^^^^^^^^^

That is true, and the way to do that seems to use datatyped literals, to
deprecate "bare" literals and to get Winston to tippex out their
existence.

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