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

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Mon, 05 May 2003 16:24:15 -0400
Message-ID: <3EB6C86F.4296C83D@mitre.org>
To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

Yeah, Brian pointed that out.

--Frank

pat hayes wrote:
> 
> >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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