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Re: Formation of RDF terms

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 13:01:21 -0600
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>, Aaron Swartz <aswartz@upclink.com>
CC: "McBride, Brian" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, RDF Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B69714FD.212BE%aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk> wrote:

> This is also useful when you have schemas that have no network
> accessible URIs, very large schemas (e.g. Dewey for books) so you
> don't want to use resolvable URIs for the namespace but might deliver
> concepts in them and want to refer to the main schema -
> [Classification XYZ in Dewey URI]->rdfs:isDefinedBy->[Dewey URI]

Is this a proper use of the isDefinedBy arc? I was under the impression that
it should point to some sort of schema or spec that defined the URI. Would
it be possible to use it to classify terms in groups like you're suggesting?

[ Aaron Swartz | me@aaronsw.com | http://www.aaronsw.com ]
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