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Re: [closed] pfps-15 Say anything quote

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 13:39:28 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20030317.133928.85527353.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: fmanola@mitre.org
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org

I believe that this response does not address all of my comments in the
referenced email message.  Note in particular that several of the quotes I
used in my messages do not come from Primer.

Peter F. Patel-Schneider
Bell Labs Research
Lucent Technologies

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Subject: [closed] pfps-15 Say anything quote
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 10:13:42 -0500

> Peter--
> You made a last call comment "Can RDF say anything about anything?" 
> captured in
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/20030123-issues/#pfps-15
> 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 is to change the 
> text that you mentioned in your comment (in Section 3.2 of the Primer) from:
> "These examples also illustrate one of the basic architectural 
> principles of the Web, which is that anyone should be able say anything 
> they want about existing resources [BERNERS-LEE98]."
> to
> "These examples also illustrate that anyone should be able to freely 
> make additional RDF statements about a resource, using any RDF 
> vocabulary they please.  This is in keeping with a basic architectural 
> principle of the Web: "The Web works though anyone being (technically) 
> allowed to say anything about anything" [BERNERS-LEE98], although in 
> these examples the principle is necessarily restricted to those 
> statements that can be expressed in RDF."
> This is recorded in the Primer Editors Draft change list as primerLCC-019.
> Please reply to this email, copying www-rdf-comments@w3.org indicating 
> whether this decision is acceptable.
> -- 
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