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Re: Issue timbl-03 "collection clutter" proposal to close

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 11:22:56 +0100
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <32431.1051179776@hoth.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

>>>Dan Brickley said:
> I thought TimBL's point was that the 'this is a List' statements could
> be inferred through knowledge of the rdfs:domain of rdf:first and 
> rdf:rest. Anything familiar with the meaning of these rdf properties 
> will know that they can be truly applied only to lists. In that light,
> forcing parsers to emit this data explicitly is indeed rather redundant.

That was just one of the points, the owl semantics / lemmas / proofs
use rdf:List.  I can't say throw it out since I don't understand if
they are required.  My argument stands until somebody who does tells
me that they are required/not required for these purposes too.

Dave
Received on Thursday, 24 April 2003 06:24:21 EDT

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