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RE: LANG: new version of abstract syntax/translation document

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 22:52:27 -0400
To: michael.smith@eds.com
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020717225227F.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>

From: "Smith, Michael K" <michael.smith@eds.com>
Subject: RE: LANG: new version of abstract syntax/translation document
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 20:05:33 -0500

> Peter,
> 
> Sorry to be so slow responding. I had two comments.
> 
> The second is a response to your assumptions regarding structured
> types and owl:quote (which does not have any impact on your document,
> unless/until we make some decision contra your assumptions).  So I 
> am sending it in a seperate message labeled as ISSUE.

> I was having trouble with the productions.  Are the semi-colons
> floating around spurious?  E.g. the <individual> production:
> 
>  <individual> ::= Individual( [<individualID>]
>                               ;{type=<classID>}
>                               {<propertyValue>} )
> 
> doesn't match the example:
> 
>  Individual(type=Book (dc:author (Individual (ex:name "Fred"))))
> 
> Does the ';{' construct indicate that ';' is a separator intended to
> sit between repeated items?  But that doesn't work for

The ; is an artifact introduced into the version of the document in the W3C
web site by some mailer.    Just ignore them.  

> 
> <axiom> ::= SubPropertyOf( <datavaluedPropertyID>
>     ;<datavaluedPropertyID> )
> 
> Minor.

Ditto.

> - Mike

peter
Received on Wednesday, 17 July 2002 22:52:37 GMT

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