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Re: Review: RDF Core last call working drafts

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 13:44:39 -0500 (EST)
To: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
cc: <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0302041339260.21011-100000@tux.w3.org>

A couple of plqaces that might be interesting:

RDF used to have something called rdf:AboutEachPrefix (or a name to that
effect) which could be used to describe any resource whose URI started with a
particular pattern. This was to enable something like making an EARL
statement about anything in http://www.w3.org/People/Charles/1996 or
http://example.org/someservice?x=foo (think search engine results as an
example use case). This has currently been dropped. There is a related
discussion thread on the RDF Interest Group list, from Phil Archer of ICRA
(formerly RSAC - one of the biggest PICS-rating services).

I think that it is related to the discusison of how to use a pointer to
locate a particular EARL statement's applicability - in my mind it makes
sense to have the pointer able to cover a single element in a page, the page
itself, or some collection of resources.

Another thing that may oor may not be relevant is the way that datatyping of
string literals works. I haven't had time to read up on it yet though, so may
just be misunderstanding something.



On Tue, 4 Feb 2003, Wendy A Chisholm wrote:

>Hello all,
>We've been asked to review the RDF Core last call working draft published
>last week.  The last call period ends on the 21st February 2003.
>RDF Primer (ed Frank Manola, Eric Miller)
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-primer/
>RDF Concepts and Abstract Syntax (ed Graham Klyne, Jeremy Carroll)
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-concepts/
>RDF/XML Syntax Specification (Revised) (ed Dave Beckett)
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-syntax-grammar
>RDF Vocabulary Description Language 1.0: RDF Schema
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-schema
>RDF Semantics (ed Pat Hayes)
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-mt/
>RDF Test Cases (ed Jan Grant, Dave Beckett)
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-testcases
>That's a lot of reading...
>We ought to coordinate our review with the PFWG...I've set that in
>motion.  I anticipate we'll have a chat in the near future to go through these.
>More soon,

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