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Re: Outside our charter, was: Schema LCC review

From: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 12:49:52 +0000 (GMT)
To: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
cc: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, RDFCore Working Group <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0301151247340.21522-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Frank Manola wrote:

>   I seem to recall Tim Bray, among others, not being
> overly disturbed about this situation.  Again calling on my memory, I
> believe he thinks additional descriptive information *about* the URIref
> as being a way to handle this, and I think he has a point.

About the uriref (or about the resource node labelled with it), I was
thinking along much the same line.

>   What you might consider doing as a thought-experiment is thinking
> about what text you would like to see in RDF documents that fully
> resolves this issue to your satisfaction, and then thinking about
> whether the rest of the W3C would think it an appropriate action of the
> RDF Core WG to appear to commit the W3C to those things in its
> specifications.  Alternatively, if you can come up with text that at
> least identifies the issue more clearly than what we currently say, we
> could certainly consider inserting it in appropriate documents during
> Last Call.

Cheers, Frank, I'm certainly thinking about that.

> One man's opinion.

And an astonishingly reasonable one at that.

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