Re: Comments and suggestions regarding the 'A Direct Mapping of Relational Data to RDF'

On 9 Aug 2011, at 11:32, Michael Hausenblas wrote:
> + Sec. A2 uses 'set' and 'multiset' without defining it. Now, one could argue everyone knows what a 'set' is (but why not just stating it, like: [[A set is an unordered collection of distinct items.]], however with the 'multiset' definition I dunno, this is not obvious I think.

IMO, if the definition of a term would just repeat the dictionary definition, then it doesn't need to be defined. We can assume that our readers are able to look stuff up in Wikipedia. I'd say that both “set” and “multiset” are fine without definition or reference.


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