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Re: shapes-ISSUE-25 (core/lite): What's in Core/Lite? [SHACL Spec]

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:51:15 -0700
Message-ID: <5519A933.9030201@kcoyle.net>
To: public-data-shapes-wg@w3.org
I'm not convinced that we need to define "core" as a specific set of 
properties and functions separate from "not-core." It seems to me that 
core came up primarily as a documentation suggestion: that documentation 
would introduce SHACL with some properties that we assume are common to 
many applications, and examples of those. More complex concepts 
(extension) would follow after that. So rather than a set "core" I think 
what we need is a document that introduces SHACL with a logical 
progression, meeting the needs of the three audiences that Arthur has 


On 3/30/15 12:27 PM, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
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> If the extension mechanism is shoved into a dusty corner then it matters a
> lot what is in core/lite.  If, however, SHACL includes a construct that can
> express lots of things that is truly part of SHACL, then it matters a lot
> less what is in core/lite.   If SHACL includes a construct to define new
> high-level constructs then what is in core/lite is pretty much a matter of
> taste.
> peter
> On 03/28/2015 01:16 PM, RDF Data Shapes Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> shapes-ISSUE-25 (core/lite): What's in Core/Lite? [SHACL Spec]
>> http://www.w3.org/2014/data-shapes/track/issues/25
>> Raised by: Richard Cyganiak On product: SHACL Spec
>> Assuming that SHACL includes an extension mechanism that can be used to
>> express pretty much anything, which constructs will be in the high-level
>> Core/Lite part of the language that can be used without the extension
>> mechanism?
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