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Re: Requirements for a possible "RDF 2.0"

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@talis.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 15:29:01 +0000
Message-ID: <4B4F383D.3010401@talis.com>
To: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>


On 14/01/2010 12:00 PM, Steve Harris wrote:
> On 14 Jan 2010, at 09:05, Danny Ayers wrote:
>
>> 2010/1/13 Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com>:
>>
>>> I suppose we don't really need to discuss whether we should
>>> investigate an
>>> "RDF 2.0", but rather what kinds of requirements various RDF users
>>> have that
>>> they would like to be considered
>>
>> Personally I don't think the time is right for an "RDF 2.0"
>> (suggesting a major overhaul), though an "RDF Second Edition" (as Jiri
>> suggests) may be desirable.
>
> Agreed. Anything that broke back-compatibility at this point would be a
> huge mistake in my opinion.

I agree - live with the specs we have. There's data out there and some 
of it uses unpopular features but let's not invalidate that data in any way.

	Andy
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