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

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 18:44:32 -0500
To: "Michael Schneider" <schneid@fzi.de>
cc: "Sampo Syreeni" <decoy@iki.fi>, "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ihmc.us>, "Semantic Web" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <17692.1263599072@waldron>
> Sampo Syreeni wrote:
> 
> >On 2010-01-15, Pat Hayes wrote:
> >
> >> Well, simple rules are sometimes good guides to behavior. I take it
> >> that you would prefer the much more complicated advice, to let it all
> >> hang out.
> >
> >As for me, I'd make it straight. What do we want from the standard?
> >Spell it out loud, now,=20
> 
> Ok, so I will tell you what /I/ want, and I will spell it out loud:
> 
>     NO REMOVAL OR DEPRECATION (NOT EVEN "SILENTLY")=20
>     OF ANY FEATURE CURRENTLY EXISTING IN RDF!
> 
> Isn't that a very simple rule?
> 
> And I believe it matches quite well the first few mails in this thread =
> which
> sounded to me as if many people "do not want to fix what isn't actually
> broken".

Do you see any problem with my survey idea?  It seems like it would
solve the problems on both sides here.

     -- Sandro
Received on Friday, 15 January 2010 23:44:34 UTC

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