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Re: Spaces in an ID, e.g., "Top Secret"?

From: Richard H. McCullough <rhm@cdepot.net>
Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 07:13:20 -0700
Message-ID: <00b101c31a22$fdfc81a0$bd7ba8c0@rhm8200>
To: "Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Cc: "Costello,Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>

Use the label "Top Secret" (with a blank) for all displays
for humans to read.  For more automated processing,
you could automatically map underscore <-> blank
for "internal" name <-> "external" name.
Dick McCullough
knowledge := man do identify od existent done;
knowledge haspart proposition list;

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org>
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Cc: "Costello,Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 6:59 AM
Subject: Spaces in an ID, e.g., "Top Secret"?

> Hi Folks,
> Suppose that I define Top Secret as an instance of Classification:
> <owl:Class rdf:ID="Classification"/>
> <Classification rdf:ID="TopSecret"/>
> Note that I named it "TopSecret" and not "Top Secret", since there
> cannot be a space in an ID value.
> A couple of days ago I presented this naming idea to some intel folks
> and they rejected it violently ...  "The security label is 'Top Secret'
> not TopSecret.  If ontologies cannot support a space then ontologies
> cannot be used".
> What do you suggest that I do?  Is there anything that I can do?  /Roger
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