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Re: Critical typo in Schema doc regarding rdfs:isDefinedBy

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 05:28:17 -0500
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030115102817.GB7141@tux.w3.org>

* Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com> [2003-01-15 09:18+0000]
> 
> Since Danbri hasn't responded, let me stick in a few words here:
> 
> At 10:35 14/01/2003 +0200, Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:
> 
> [...]
> 
> >> > ... 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.
> 
> Hmm, I can't find the text you complain of in the last call candidate.
> 
>   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-schema-20030117/#ch_isdefinedby

Yup, the offending text has gone. Sadly imho but <shrug/> I'll use regex string 
hacking to split property URIs into namespace and name instead. So this shouldn't 
be an issue any more.

Dan
Received on Wednesday, 15 January 2003 05:28:21 EST

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