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Re: RDF-ISSUE-176: CR comment: BNF expression of RDF Concepts [RDF Concepts]

From: Guus Schreiber <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2013 18:34:35 +0100
Message-ID: <52A9F3AB.3090400@vu.nl>
To: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>, <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Markus,

I don't think we need a vote now. Given the responses of WG members it 
would be appropriate to send an official response to the commenter, 
explaining the arguments why we do not want to introduce it. If he can 
live with that, all is fine. Otherwise we need a resolution next week.

Guus


On 12-12-13 17:19, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
> On Saturday, December 07, 2013 7:10 PM, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>> On 05/12/13 11:47, RDF Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>> RDF-ISSUE-176: CR comment: BNF expression of RDF Concepts [RDF
>> Concepts]
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/2011/rdf-wg/track/issues/176
>>>
>>> Raised by: Markus Lanthaler
>>> On product: RDF Concepts
>>>
>>> *** This was raised by Richard Light on the mailing list ***
>>>
>>> I notice that the 1.1 CR [1] lacks a BNF representation of the
>> concepts which characterize an RDF graph.  I suggest that providing
>> such a formal representation would be helpful to systems developers,
>> since it would introduce standard naming conventions, and structures,
>> which could be followed in whichever programming language was being
>> used for development.  This inter-system consistency would, in turn,
>> help application software engineers using the systems they create.
>>>
>>> Richard
>>>
>>> [1]http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf11-concepts/
>>>
>>> -------------------------------------------
>>>
>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-
>> comments/2013Dec/0010.html
>>
>> This is a very reasonable idea but it's too late.
>
> Given that this is the only remaining issue for Concepts, I'm wondering whether we can decide what to do about this here on the mailing list instead of waiting for the next telecon. Apart from Eric all comments related to this isue suggested to not introduce BNF.
>
> Deciding it now may allow us to vote on the request to advance Concepts to PR next week.
>
>
> Cheers,
> Markus
>
>
> --
> Markus Lanthaler
> @markuslanthaler
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