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Critical typo in Schema doc regarding rdfs:isDefinedBy

From: <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 10:35:45 +0200
Message-ID: <A03E60B17132A84F9B4BB5EEDE57957B160C65@trebe006.europe.nokia.com>
To: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stickler Patrick (NMP/Tampere) 
> Sent: 14 January, 2003 10:33
> To: 'DCMI Architecture Group'
> Subject: RE: rdfs:isDefinedBy revisited
> 
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ext Sean B. Palmer [mailto:sean@MYSTERYLIGHTS.COM]
> > Sent: 13 January, 2003 22:34
> > To: DC-ARCHITECTURE@jiscmail.ac.uk
> > Subject: Re: rdfs:isDefinedBy revisited
> > 
> > ... Hmm... 
> > note that it
> > does say "indicates *the* resource defining the subject 
> > resource" [emphasis
> > added], which seems to imply that you can only specify a single
> > rdfs:isDefinedBy property for a resource. Might be worth an 
> > rdf-comments
> > mail, but I reckon it's a typo (should be "a resource").
> 
> It's surely a typo. One can have multiple rdfs:isDefinedBy
> values, where each provide a component of the definition
> (e.g. just one example, separate RDF Schemas that define
> labels and comments for particular languages, where a given
> term then has definition in as many schemas as there are
> languages defined.
> 
> I'll ping the editor on this.

This may have already been caught, but I consider this
to be a critical error that must be fixed before last
call.

Cheers,

Patrick
Received on Tuesday, 14 January 2003 03:35:50 EST

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