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re-opening the DESCRIBE issue

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 16:06:31 -0600
To: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1143669991.14764.32.camel@dirk.w3.org>

In reviewing our request for CR,
there was a lot of concern about interoperability
around DESCRIBE. TimBL took a close look at CBD
and MSG from
and looked briefly at GK's recent proposal
and concluded that this issue merits considerable further work.
We talked about the possibility of postponing the issue
and marking the DESCRIBE syntax "reserved for future use"
and he was supportive of that.

The issue is hereby re-opened.

I look forward to proposals to close/postpone it. I gather Andy is
available to discuss them only thru this Friday.

There's still a reasonably good chance that we can get
a SPARQL CR out next week, if we come to consensus on
something quickly.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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