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RE: [namespaceDocument-8] RDF and RDDL

From: Williams, Stuart <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 10:12:46 +0100
Message-ID: <5E13A1874524D411A876006008CD059F192A93@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Tim Bray'" <tbray@textuality.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Hi Tim,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Bray [mailto:tbray@textuality.com]
> Sent: 08 April 2002 17:31
> 
<snip/>

> The point I keep trying to make is that the properties like
> "nature", "purpsoe", and "description", are properties <emph>of
> the related resource</emph>, not of the namespace or of the RDDL
> or of the directory entry.  T

Reset... I had misunderstood something you said in an earlier discussion.
What you proposed in [1] (now) seems to me a straightforward and natural way
to encode RDDL information in RDF.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2002Apr/0071.html

<snip/>

> >This is of course just a variant of whether http://www.rddl.org/ names a
> >namespace or a namespace document.
> 
> It names a namespace.  That's not in question.  If dereferencing
> the resource returns a namespace document, that's a good and
> useful optional extra. -Tim

Ok... i just have to keep reminding myself that a namespace document is just
a representation of a namespace and that it has no separate identity of its
own.

Cheers,

Stuart
Received on Tuesday, 9 April 2002 05:13:51 GMT

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