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Re: Provenance in RDF

From: Uche Ogbuji <uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2002 17:39:58 -0700
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To: fmanola@mitre.org
cc: Geoff Chappell <geoff@sover.net>, Ronald Daniel <rdaniel@interwoven.com>, Dave Reynolds <der@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "RDF Interest (E-mail)" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
> Unfortunately, RDF already has a different use for the term "domain". 

Actually, RDFS does, not RDF.

I don't see this as a problem (note, I also don't have a problem renaming to 
"context", but I think "domain" is a better name).  You appear to allude 
cryptically to one of the reasons below.

> What is 4RDF's namespace URI, so we can tell these things apart?

I'm not sure what this question means, but I'll guess.

When we need to disambiguate names for 4Suite extensions in general, we tend 
to use


But this is not applicable to the domain construct.  There is no need to tell 
anything apart.  The 4RDF domain is not expressed in any statements.  
rdfs:domain is.

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