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Re: proposal for templates

From: Thomas B. Passin <tpassin@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2002 19:23:54 -0400
To: www-rdf-logic@w3.org
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[Seth Russell
> > > We need the ability to make templates now!  It seems that we could
agree
> > on
> > > some predicate defined in a suitable namespace and have them to use
> > > collectively right now ... huh ... huh?
> > >
> >
> > I'm with you.  No reason for it to be in the RDF Rec, though, any more
> than
> > the XML Namespaces Rec is in the XML 1.0 Rec.  Let there be a mini-rec
> > "Recommendations for RDF Templates".  Huh ... huh?
>
> Sure ... but  i don't see any reason to wait for a W3C Rec.

Right, who said "W3C"?

> A language is
> first and formost created by a group of interacting agents.  If a group of
> us who want templates now get together and decide on a property name and a
> namespace, then chances are our information will be interoperable when we
> start publishing it.  The W3C is just going to slow us down here.  Here is
> my proposal:
>
> Namespace something like http://purl.org/properties#
> Predicate name nthDomain
>
> If there is any real interest in actually doing this collectively, I'll be
> glad to write up a proposed schema document and host it somewhere for the
> redirect from purl.org.
>

Go ahead, there must be more than just us two wo will bite.  That's how RDDL
came to be.

Cheers,

Tom P
Received on Monday, 1 July 2002 19:23:06 GMT

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