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Re: Namespace squatting: please don't

From: <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2000 17:36:23 +0200
To: " - *jborden@mediaone.net" <jborden@mediaone.net>
Cc: " - *www-rdf-interest@w3.org" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-Id: <0006800031129124000002L042*@MHS>
Jonathan Borden wrote:

> It is logical that the owner of a namespace (whatever that
> means) may restrict the ability of others to add elements
> to the namespace but where is this precisely specified?

I don't know, but what I do know is that when there is an RDFS
resource out there, I can dereference it's URI and use that
content in my proof engine to avoid illicit term usage.
Thanks Jonathan, it is a very important issue for our RDF
based medical imaging services!

Jos De Roo -- AGFA
Received on Saturday, 16 September 2000 11:37:07 UTC

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