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RE: How to avoid that collections "break" relationships (ISSUE-41)

From: McBennett, Pat <McBennettP@DNB.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2014 03:40:25 -0500
To: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>, "public-hydra@w3.org" <public-hydra@w3.org>
Message-ID: <52EE3F4A5E7F194A963FE14B2DDBDBFE2CAB2AC0FD@DNBEXCH01.dnbint.net>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Markus Lanthaler [mailto:markus.lanthaler@gmx.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 7:39 PM
> To: public-hydra@w3.org
> Subject: RE: How to avoid that collections "break" relationships (ISSUE-41)
> 
> On Sunday, June 01, 2014 11:11 Am, McBennett, Pat wrote:
> > Hi Markus,
> >
> > Great job on the Wiki page - much appreciated.
> >
> > I have a very quick question - are you intentionally using both the
> > terms
> 'Collection' and
> > 'List' interchangeably on this page? I find the mixed use jarring and
> confusing. So can we
> > stick to a just single term, and maybe have a separate discussion to
> decide which one is
> > better?
> 
> This page just summarizes what different people have proposed. I tried to
> alter the proposals as little as possible.
> 

Aha - that explains it.

> 
> > At the top of the Wiki you could state: "The use of the term 'List' or
> 'Collection' is currently
> > undecided, but for consistency within this document, we shall use 'XXXX'".
> 
> Sure, feel free to add that statement. But I wouldn't replace all occurrences
> of List and Collection with XXXX as that makes it hard to read the proposals.
> Just the disclaimer is enough.
> 

Ok, I just meant we should pick one first (i.e. 'Collection'), and put that in the disclaimer (not actually use XXXX!). So I've just updated the page with a disclaimer and using your preference for 'Collection'.

> 
> > (For the record, my vote (currently!) is for 'List').
> 
> Mine is for Collection as most of these will be unordered. We will then also
> have to decide how to support ordered collections, aka lists.
> 

Discussion required here I think, so I'll submit a new thread.

> 
> --
> Markus Lanthaler
> @markuslanthaler
> 
> 
> 
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