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Re: [closed] pfps-17 namespace v vocabulary

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 10:01:59 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20030313.100159.90748397.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: fmanola@mitre.org
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Subject: [closed] pfps-17 namespace v vocabulary
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 10:15:31 -0500

> Peter--
> 
> You made a last call comment "What does RDF consider a namespace to be?" 
> captured in
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/20030123-issues/#pfps-17
> 
> The RDFCore WG has resolved
> 
>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Mar/0068.html
> 
> to accept this comment, and has given me editorial discretion to amend 
> the Primer in light of the comment.  What I propose to do is replace the 
> use of "namespace" by "vocabulary" except where the reference is 
> specifically to an XML namespace (some instances of the latter appear in 
> the RDF/XML examples).  Note that this reply is only intended to address 
> your comment as it affects the Primer;  separate issue numbers have been 
> assigned to the other documents, and will be addressed separately.
> 
> This is recorded in the Primer Editors Draft change list as primerLCC-012.
> 
> Please reply to this email, copying www-rdf-comments@w3.org indicating 
> whether this decision is acceptable.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Frank Manola                   The MITRE Corporation
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This seems like a reasonable resolution of the issue, and should also be
reasonable for the other documents.

Thanks,

Peter F. Patel-Schneider
Bell Labs Research
Received on Thursday, 13 March 2003 10:02:09 GMT

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