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Re: Comments on the latest snapshot of the primer (2007-02-27)

From: Thomas Baker <baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 14:43:03 +0100
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>, W3C SW Deployment WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>, W3C RDFa task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20070228134303.GA1632@Octavius>

On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 11:22:34AM +0100, Ivan Herman wrote:
> Abstract, first paragraph, first sentence: 'are chock-full': let us try
> to avoid colloquialisms that most of the non-English World would not
> understand:-) (the same term reappears in the first sentence of section 1)

Another comment on the Abstract (bearing in mind that abstracts
can be read out of context!):

The opening sentence says: "Current web pages, written
in HTML, are chock-full of structured data."  A reader
could misunderstand this to mean that current HTML pages
are _already_ full of structured data, just waiting to be
cut-and-pasted between Semantic Web applications.

Section 2.1 draws a distinction between "implicit data" and a
"standard mechanism to explicitly express it".  Making such a
distinction in the Abstract (even the first sentence) would
clarify things.


Tom Baker - tbaker@tbaker.de - baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de
Received on Wednesday, 28 February 2007 13:40:19 UTC

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