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Re: RDF dataset semantics again

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 09:04:46 +0200
Cc: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@emse.fr>, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D5FBB3EC-D766-4063-B773-8423CDF44D73@w3.org>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>

On Aug 21, 2012, at 21:48 , Pat Hayes wrote:
>> Antoine, I have the impression that we are actually in agreement. The document we have put forward has two essential points:
>> - we would have a default semantics in the form of the quoting semantics
> Whoa. I do not know what y'all mean by a "default semantics". Is this a default that can be overridden? If so, I know of NO semantic theory  anywhere in logic or linguistics that can provide this. If y'all want this, you are on your own. 
> If not, what exactly is it supposed to mean? 
> Pat

What I meant is: this is the semantics that is standardized to be valid in the absence of any other indication. I did not say anything else.


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