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Re: Please review RDF Last Call

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 18:06:10 +0000
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To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

Pat,

Can I suggest you reply to jjc's email to Joseph pointing out the text you 
have here and ask him if he feels that covers the issue.  There's a good 
chance he will withdraw the comment.

Brian

At 09:26 03/02/2003 -0800, pat hayes wrote:

>Re. 
>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2003JanMar/0162.html, 
>I'm afraid I do not understand what the issue is to which I am expected to 
>respond. The semantics document introduces the xsd:prefix with the 
>following text (section 0.2):
>
>"We will also make extensive use of the Qname prefixes rdf:, rdfs: and 
>xsd: defined as follows:
>
>Prefix rdf: namespace URI: http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#
>
>Prefix rdfs: namespace URI: http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#
>
>Prefix xsd: namespace URI: http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#
>
>Since Qname syntax is not legal N-triples syntax, and in the interests of 
>brevity and readability, we will use the convention whereby a Qname is 
>used without surrounding angle brackets to indicate the corresponding 
>uriref enclosed in angle brackets, eg the triple
>
><ex:a> rdf:type rdfs:Property .
>
>should be read as an abbreviation for the N-triples syntax
>
><ex:a> <http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#type> 
><http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Property> ."
>
>Can someone (Jeremy?) tell me in what way this is misleading?
>
>Pat
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