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Re: [PRD] ACTION-531 Update PRD examples complete

From: Gary Hallmark <gary.hallmark@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2008 22:35:35 -0700
Message-ID: <485C9327.7050609@oracle.com>
To: Christian de Sainte Marie <csma@ilog.fr>
CC: RIF WG <public-rif-wg@w3.org>

Christian de Sainte Marie wrote:
> Btw, a simple technical argument to avoid using the PS in the 
> introduction of PRD is that it has not been defined at that point, and 
> that the reader has no clue what it is. It is usually considered good 
> practice not to use a notion or a notation until it has been defined, 
> unless it is informally and the average targeted reader can be 
> expected to understand the notion or notation, at least at an informal 
> level.
Nonsense.  Many specifications start out with an example or two in the 
syntax that the specification later goes on to define fully.
In fact, I think BLD should do this, and since it is strictly editorial, 
it can be done after LC.
Received on Saturday, 21 June 2008 05:36:30 UTC

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