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Re: recent tweaks to RDF semantics

From: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 16:43:57 -0500
Message-Id: <p05210602bb13ea54e0b9@[10.0.100.24]>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>On Wed, 2003-06-11 at 02:50, pat hayes wrote:
>>    http://www.ihmc.us/users/phayes/RDF_Semantics_Edit_nT.html
>>
>>  now has some tweaks which fix some bugs noted in recent emails.
>
>Section 4.1 now states
>
>[[
>
>1. Add all of the following triples which contain a name in V. These are
>true in any rdf-interpretation.
>
>rdf:nil rdf:type rdf:List .
>rdf:subject rdf:type rdf:Property .
>rdf:predicate rdf:type rdf:Property .
>rdf:object rdf:type rdf:Property .
>rdf:first rdf:type rdf:Property .
>rdf:rest rdf:type rdf:Property .
>rdf:value rdf:type rdf:Property .
>rdf:_1 rdf:type rdf:Property .
>rdf:_2 rdf:type rdf:Property .
>]]
>
>I think the phrase "which contain a name in V" is intended to eliminate
>the infinite set of triples for the the rdf:_nnn properties, but I
>suggest the wording needs tweaking.  Each triple of the form:
>
>   rdf:_nnn rdf:type rdf:Property
>
>contains the names rdf:type and rdf:Property which are highly likely to
>be in V, so it is highly likely that the infinite set will be included
>anyway.
>
>I could suggest alternative wording, but refrain lest Pat find it rude.

No no no. YOu are listed as series editor, you ALWAYS get to make 
wording suggestions. I would be DELIGHTED.

Pat


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