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Re: [closed] macgregor-02, Propositional attitudes

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Fri, 02 May 2003 13:22:45 -0400
Message-ID: <3EB2A965.6060306@mitre.org>
To: Bob MacGregor <macgregor@isi.edu>
CC: www-rdf-comments@w3.org

Terrific!  Thanks.

--Frank

Bob MacGregor wrote:

> Frank,
> 
>  >could we modify our agreement in the latter message to NOT talk about 
> propositional attitudes in the Primer
> 
> Sounds very reasonable to me.  I approve.
> I still marvel at how thorough you folks are.
> 
> Cheers, Bob
> 
> t 09:24 AM 5/2/2003 -0400, Frank Manola wrote:
> 
>> Bob--
>>
>> [Catching up with some backed-up Primer work].
>>
>> In message 
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2003AprJun/0003.html 
>> you indicated to Graham Klyne that it was OK to deal with your 
>> concerns about whether RDF supported expressing propositional 
>> attitudes (we've agreed that it doesn't) by removing the material that 
>> seemed to suggest it did.  Earlier, in message 
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2003JanMar/0466.html,
>> you'd agreed with my suggestion that I'd try to deal with this in the 
>> Primer by explicitly describing the propositional attitude problem, 
>> and saying that we don't support expressing those things.  Given what 
>> Graham is going to do, I'm now reluctant to explicitly bring up 
>> propositional attitudes in the Primer (since it won't now come up the 
>> the Concepts spec), only to say that we don't support them.  It seems 
>> to me bringing this subject up might create unnecessary confusion.  So 
>> could we modify our agreement in the latter message to NOT talk about 
>> propositional attitudes in the Primer (the other Primer fixes we 
>> agreed on concerning reificiation would still stand)?
>>
>> --Frank
>>
>>
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