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RE: Alternatives to containers/collections (was Re: Requirements for a possible "RDF 2.0")

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 22:23:15 +0100
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A0019D57A9@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: "Semantic Web" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "Jeremy Carroll" <jeremy@topquadrant.com>
Pat Hayes wrote:

>+1. We have to be very careful about what exactly "optional" is
>supposed to mean in a standard whose intention is to support
>interoperability. If every processor is obliged to be able to process
>it, its not optional. If they aren't, then interopreability is
>compromised.
>
>Pat

If only things would always melt down to such a simple formula... 

Maybe we should deprecate the "MAY" word from RFC 2119?

SCNR,
Michael

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