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Re: semantics update

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 29 Jul 2003 11:54:25 +0100
To: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>, "Peter F. "Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Message-Id: <1059476065.2140.9.camel@dhcp-91-3.hpl.hp.com>

Thank you Pat.  I normally prefer to keep doc's in review stable, but at
this stage, and with Pat highlighting recent changes in RED, I think its
sensible to update in place.  This gives Peter a stable place to look.

I have therefore updated the editors draft linked from the home page.


On Tue, 2003-07-29 at 05:29, pat hayes wrote:
> http://www.ihmc.us/users/phayes/RDF_Semant_Edit_Weak.html
> now reflects the post-Beckett/PFPS/Carroll editing and all subsequent 
> decisions. It has a slightly different look/feel (colors, table 
> titles etc) , updated references (though if anyone has any complaints 
> about any of those please feel free to correct me) and some more 
> anchors and internal links. Ive made the text links slightly visible 
> by messing with the background color, but if people don't like this 
> its easy to tweak it in some other way.
> Text changes since the last version are in red. They include 
> rewriting of the definition of 'merge', some minor rewordings to 
> clarify meanings more carefully, and putting back the definition of 
> 'vocabulary entailment' which had gotten lost somewhere (its now 
> section 2.1 and has several links to it) and references to blank node 
> *identifiers* in the statement of the rules (suggested by Dave). Also 
> the dire warning about rdf:value (section 3.2.4) has been made less 
> dire, also suggested by Dave.
> Significant changes are that XMLiteral values are stated explicitly 
> to be distinct from character strings (defn of RDF interpretation, 
> section 3), and the equivalence between plain literals and xsd:string 
> typed literals is noted explicitly and an inference rule provided 
> (end of section 7.4). The wording of the Lbase translation has been 
> slightly altered to fit that last change also.
> The change list has been rewritten and is at the end.
> Pat
> PS. Peter, I believe this now addresses all your concerns.
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