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Re: RDFS change: rdfs:comment for rdfs:member versus its rdfs:domain

From: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 11:14:12 -0500
Message-Id: <p06001a04bb52e4e79a26@[10.0.1.3]>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>RDFCore,
>
>We say that rdfs:member (the superproperty of rdf:_1, _2 etc) has an
>rdfs:domain of rdfs:Resource, allowing it to be applied to anything
>without implying that thing is a Container.
>
>I believe the text in
>http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-schema-20030117/#ch_member
>is perfectly consistent with that. *However* the rdfs:comment for
>rdfs:member says:
>
>"A member of the subject container."
>
>This is a bug (thanks to Roland Schwaenz for spotting it). We need a new
>and more non-commital rdfs:comment for this property.
>
>Creative suggests welcomed. In the absence of inspiration, I propose:
>
>rdfs:member, "A member of the subject resource."
>
>Admittedly this doesn't make much sense, but we don't give ourselves a
>great deal of space in our rdfs:label glosses to expand on detail.
>
>Any objections to running with the above proposal?

OK with me.

Pat

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