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Re: n3 wishlist: automatic namespace selection

From: Graham Klyne <GK@NineByNine.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2002 11:36:31 +0000
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To: "Tim Berners-Lee" <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: "Sandro Hawke" <sandro@w3.org>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
At 04:43 PM 3/7/02 -0500, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
>However, I am not happy to make soemthing in which there is
>a search path for a matching  namespace.  This is unbeliveably
>prone to error in  large systems.

I agree.

>How about a sort of "import from"?
>@use  text, pen, author, color <//http://address/of/one/ontology#>.
>@use cost, total <//http://address/of/one/ontology2#>.
>@keyword  this, forall, forsome, a.
>@prefix defualt   http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/log.
>where the "use" and "keyword"  cut out specific words,
>leaving the rest to be from the default space.

That's cute (i.e. I like it.)  (I'm not sure about the @keyword purpose.)


Graham Klyne
Received on Friday, 8 March 2002 08:40:09 UTC

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