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Re: KR & W3C (was KR & Issue/bug tracking terms in RDFS?)

From: Richard H. McCullough <rhm@cdepot.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 17:31:05 -0800
Message-ID: <000b01c2a890$a1e28850$bd7ba8c0@rhm8200>
To: "Paul Prescod" <paul@prescod.net>
Cc: "Joshua Allen" <joshuaa@microsoft.com>, "RDF-Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

Dick McCullough
knowledge := man do identify od existent done
knowledge haspart proposition list
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Prescod" <paul@prescod.net>
To: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@cdepot.net>
Cc: "Joshua Allen" <joshuaa@microsoft.com>; "RDF-Interest"
Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 4:51 PM
Subject: Re: KR & W3C (was KR & Issue/bug tracking terms in RDFS?)
> I've been meaning to ask for a while why it is becoming so common for
> people to invent a variety of random quoting mechanisms rather than just
> using the > signs that have been the standard on the Internet for so
> long. My pattern matcher does not like being reconfigured for every one
> of the hundreds of messages I read every day. It seems to be an Outlook
> thing but isn't there a way to configure Outlook to conform to the
> standards that prevailed on the Internet before it even existed???
Outlook Express does provide the option, but only for plain text email.  If
you use HTML email, like I normally do, then you don't have the option.
> > ##### I called it "knowledge representation language" for a while.  It
> > seemed very natural to shorten that to "KR".  I don't think this has
> > caused a problem within the RDF-Interest group.  The rest of my
> > comments will use "KR" to denote my language.
> Why not call it KRL? That's the natural acronym for a "Knowledge
> Representation Language". I have to agree with Joshua that I found this
There's already a KRL (Knowledge Representation Language) from the early
days of AI.  There's also a more recent KRL (Kawa Report Language).
> quite confusing for a while until I understood that you were using the
> acronym in a non-standard way.
>   Paul Prescod
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