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Re: ZIP-based packages and URI references into them ODF proposal

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 19:50:55 -0800
Cc: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F8E37A49-D42D-413A-960F-FA7877ECDA2E@ihmc.us>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>


On Dec 30, 2008, at 5:21 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

>
> On Tue, 30 Dec 2008, Elliotte Harold wrote:
>>
>> I definitely believe that defining syntax, semantics, and behavior in
>> one spec is a very bad idea.
>
> The only example I can think of where the syntax, semantics, and  
> behaviour
> were defined in _different_ specs was the OWL specs, and my  
> understanding
> is that that working group concluded it was a mistake.

Two points. First, I don't think that the WG did conclude that this  
was a mistake; if anything, the contrary. Second, the OWL specs (quite  
deliberately) do not specify behavior at all.

Pat Hayes
Received on Wednesday, 31 December 2008 03:51:47 GMT

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