W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org > August 2003

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

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 12:41:35 -0400
To: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030803164135.GA21744@w3.org>

* pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us> [2003-08-03 11:14-0500]
> >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.

Done.

Dan
Received on Sunday, 3 August 2003 12:41:35 EDT

This archive was generated by hypermail pre-2.1.9 : Wednesday, 3 September 2003 09:59:32 EDT