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Re: New public version of RDF Model and Syntax Draft Specifi

From: Ralph R. Swick <swick@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 11:36:44 -0400
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To: www-rdf-comments@w3.org
>"Pasqualino \"Titto\" Assini" <assini@kamus.it> on 07/23/98 03:45:57 AM
>To: meta <meta2@mrrl.lboro.ac.uk>
...
>There is a small error in section 2.2.2:
>        </rdf:Description>    <-- should be </s:Person>

oops.  You are correct.  Thank you.

>I also have a question. By reading the standard I couldn't understand if
>the following description:
>
> <rdf:Description about="http://mycollege.edu/courses/6.001">
>      <s:students resource="http://mycollege.edu/students/Amy"/>
>      <s:students resource="http://mycollege.edu/students/Tim"/>
>  </rdf:Description>
>
>is equivalent to:
>
> <rdf:Description about="http://mycollege.edu/courses/6.001">
>      <s:students>
>        <rdf:Bag>
>          <rdf:li resource="http://mycollege.edu/students/Amy"/>
>          <rdf:li resource="http://mycollege.edu/students/Tim"/>
>        </rdf:Bag>
>      </s:students>
>    </rdf:Description>
>
>or to:
>
> <rdf:Description about="http://mycollege.edu/courses/6.001">
>      <s:students>
>        <rdf:Seq>
>          <rdf:li resource="http://mycollege.edu/students/Amy"/>
>          <rdf:li resource="http://mycollege.edu/students/Tim"/>
>        </rdf:Bag>
>      </s:students>
>    </rdf:Description>
>
>
>or if its meaning is application dependent and not specified by the
>standard.

I guess we need a forward reference to 3.4. in 3.2.1.  Does the
material in 3.4 help to clarify the difference?

"meaning" is schema-dependent not application dependent.

The three RDF graphs above are quite distinct.

-Ralph
Received on Friday, 24 July 1998 11:38:18 GMT

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