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Re: Draft rdf.rdf

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2003 11:28:09 +0100
Message-ID: <3F3229B9.6080909@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Jos De_Roo <jos.deroo@agfa.com>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
CC: swick@w3.org, rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>



Jos De_Roo wrote:
> Right, I also believe that rdf.rdf is correct.
> I checked it with Cwm and Jena and compared it
> with what we assumed and found one difference
> which is
>   rdf:predicate rdfs:range rdf:Property .
> where we had
>   rdf:predicate rdfs:range rdfs:Resource .
> which we took from the "RDFS axiomatic triples" table
> in the "RDF Semantics Editors Draft July 31"
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-mt-20030117/#rdfs_interp
> I propose that the more precise triple is in the MT
> (both the table and the LBase translation).

That looks plausible.  Pat?

Brian

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> Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
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>                       "Ralph R. Swick"                                                                                                  
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> At 11:52 AM 8/6/2003 +0100, Brian McBride wrote:
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>>I have attached such a draft.
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> Looks good, Brian.   (I didn't review it for completeness.)
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>> It is a cut down version of rdfs.rdf with:
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>> - a new comment inserted to describe the document
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> 
> Why not put that text inside a dc:description property?
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>>It uses only syntax defined in M&S, specifically, xml:base is not used.
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> Ralph considered this important, at least until we get to rec.
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> Yes, since you want to keep the original namespace name
> I feel that it would be inappropriate to use new syntax in any
> RDF content at that namespace URI until at least Proposed Rec.
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>>Differences from the document at currently at the rdf namespace URI are:
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>> - labels are included for all terms
>> - the comments are consistent with those used in RDFS.rdf and the
> 
> current specs
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>> - an Owl ontology element has been added
>> - the list vocabulary rdf:List, rdf:nil, rdf:first and rdf:rest has been
> 
> added
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>> - the rdf:XMLLiteral class has been added.
>> - domain and ranges for rdf:value are specified for all properties
>> - there is an rdfs:subClassOf property for all classes
>> - there is an rdfs:isDefinedBy property for all terms
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> All good things to have added.  We didn't do it in the original
> content as RDFS wasn't available to us at the time.
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> Thanks very much for doing this task, Brian.
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