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Re: Fwd: [webont-01] rdfcore issue 'rename schema'

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 20:10:22 -0400
Message-Id: <p05200f16bb1fea50397f@[10.0.0.229]>
To: webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

Hearing no opposition, the following has been sent to the RDF Core group.


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>>From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
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>>Subject: [webont-01] rdfcore issue 'rename schema'
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>>Jim,
>>
>>Thanks for your comments in
>>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2003JanMar/0335.html
>>on RDFCore's RDFS document. This message is a response to one issue
>>you raised there on behalf of WebOnt, namely the request that we change
>>the name to omit the word 'schema'.
>>
>>After some discussion, both email, telecon and face to face amongst those
>>of us who were at WWWW2003, the working group decided on June 6th[1] not to
>>accept this change. The cost of purging the phrase 'rdf schema' from use
>>in our specs, in other W3C specifications, and from wider use is high. The
>>working group did give serious consideration to making this change,
>>but could not justify the cost given the stage we are at the development
>>and deployment of this technology. As a result, we continue to
>>use 'rdf schema' as the name for RDF Core's vocabulary description language.
>>
>>Please reply to this message as to whether this response is
>>satisfactory, copying www-rdf-comments@w3.org. Again, thank you for your
>>comments.
>>
>>Dan
>>

on behalf of the Web Ontology Working Group I accept this response as 
satisfactory - there has been no opposition to it from the WG 
following its posting.
  -JH
p.s. To avoid cross-posting, a copy of this note will also go to the 
Web Ont WG list.

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