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Re: nominals (was RE: Proposed response to Martin Merry, HP)

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 13 May 2003 09:10:25 -0500
To: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Cc: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, Ian Horrocks <horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk>, webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1052835025.20120.265.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Mon, 2003-05-12 at 12:36, Jim Hendler wrote:
> At 16:46 +0200 5/12/03, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> >>  I think this is covered by Jim's proposed response. Users should be
> >>  aware that nominals are a very powerful construct, and the
> >>  (gratuitous) use of nominals is likely to adversely affect
> >>  performance.
> >
> >That's a somewhat stronger statment ...
> >
> >... and quite interesting.
> >
> >Jeremy
> 
> Jeremy - if you say something about this in Test, it could be a 
> useful thing.  If you decide to, can you let me know so I can add to 
> the appropriate responses.

As a reader, I don't think I'd look in the test doc for this
sort of info.

I'd expect guidance on what features to use to go in the Guide
or perhaps in Reference.

Mike S? Mike D? Are you inspired to add a few words?


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