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Re: Choice of RDF namespace URIs (proposal)

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2003 11:42:42 +0100
Message-ID: <3E93F922.1020301@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

It seems that you just did propose ...

I will if you were not proposing it ...
Of course, Nick has a point in his comment.


Jeremy

Brian McBride wrote:

> At 23:16 08/04/2003 +0300, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> 
>> gk:
>> > To kick things off, I'll make a strawman proposal:
>> > [[
>> > It is proposed that the RDF namespace URIs remain the same as those in
>> > previous versions of RDF, and that the text cited above is removed 
>> from RDF
>> > Concepts.
>>
>> > Rationale:  we have been using the same namespace URIs for some time 
>> now
>> > with the "new RDF", and there has been little indication from the
>> > user/developer community that this causes any great problems.
>> > ]]
>>
>> Second - or alternatively lets just take editorial perogative and make 
>> the
>> change. That was a note to LC reviewers, the LC review period is over, 
>> the
>> note is past its sell-by-date.
> 
> 
> Its not quite that simple.  We have a last call comment
> 
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2003JanMar/0490.html
> 
> which hasn't made it to the issues list yet, so I've added it:
> 
>   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/20030123-issues/#efth-01
> 
> If someone were to propose a resolution this week, perhaps along the 
> lines of:
> 
> [[
> Considering that:
> 
>   o the WG, have in multiple editions of WD's indicated its intention to 
> not to change the URI REFS for the RDF and RDFS namespaces
> 
>   o the WG explicitly requested feedback on this intention
> 
>   o very little negative feedback has been received
> 
>   o there is significant cost and complexity in changing the namespace 
> URI REFs
> 
> the RDFCore WG resolves
> 
>   o not to change the URI REFS for the RDF and RDFS namespaces
> 
>   o to ACTION the document editor's to make such editorial changes as 
> are required by this decision
> 
> ]]
> 
> Brian
> 
>  
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