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Re: Defining Arc?

From: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2003 17:53:03 +0100
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To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

I'm agnostic about defining 'Arc'.  But I do think the term 'node' is 
useful separately from the context of "nodes and arcs diagrams".


At 12:47 05/06/03 +0100, Dave Beckett wrote:

>I am going through the editorial updates to the syntax WD and I got to:
> > Does the RDF series need to define "arc"? The original RDF syntax says
> > quite a lot: "directed labeled graphs (also called 'nodes and arcs
> > diagrams')" and defines arc in its glossary as "A representation of a
> > property in a graph form; specifically the edges in a directed labeled
> > graph." The new Concepts and Syntax specs mention yet do not seem to
> > define arc.
>-- http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2003JanMar/0419.html
>We do define node (link to editors' draft dfn):
>   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-concepts-20030117/#dfn-node
>but not arc.  So can we talk about nodes & arcs pictures anymore? :)

Graham Klyne
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