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Re: ACTION 20030425#4 [was Re: timbl-03]

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2003 15:22:34 -0500
Message-Id: <p05210642badc78394074@[10.0.100.12]>
To: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>I had an action
>
>  ACTION 20030425#4 frank figure out the cost to PRIMER of accepting timbl-03
>
>
>The way the Primer is currently written, readers would probably 
>conclude that the graph generated from a parseType Collection would 
>necessarily include the "redundant" rdf:type triples Tim objects to, 
>and it wouldn't be clear that they could be omitted (e.g., if 
>someone were to write RDF/XML to describe the triples directly, 
>rather than using parseType Collection.  So some additional 
>explanation would be required, but I don't think it would be 
>extensive or complicated.
>
>However, one thing I'd need some clarification on (in writing that 
>explanation) is whether it is true, as Tim suggested in his original 
>comment, that
>
>"It is trivial to restore the triples for anyone who wants them fro a
>graph without them, using
>{ ?x rdf:first ?y } => { ?x  a rdf:List }."
>
>Or rather, whether this is true *in RDF* (as opposed to in OWL).

Actually it is true in RDFS, since it follows (in RDFS) from

rdf:first rdfs:domain rdf:List .

Pat


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