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pls add anchor for "semantic extensions"

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 11:25:41 -0600
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1068657941.13394.33.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

Reading from

I see stuff like "Semantic extensions MAY limit the formal
interpretations of these vocabularies to conform to these intended

That's a conformance clause; i.e. it suggests somebody
can say "banana-ML is a semantic extension to RDF".
When they do so, it's nice if they can link to a
defining anchor for that term.

I don't see one. Pat, I suggest you make one. Perhaps
this one:

"Semantic extensions of RDF are constrained in this recommendation using
the keywords MUST , MUST NOT, SHOULD and MAY of [RFC 2119]."

Conformance clauses need to be backed by implementation
experience in a request for PR. I suppose we have some,
in OWL.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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