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Re: PRIMER: v 0.1 of scope, outline and issues (lighten up!)

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2001 09:09:16 -0400
Message-ID: <3BB1D37C.1080304@mitre.org>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: Eric Miller <em@w3.org>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
I agree with Dan.  It may be necessary for "official reasons" to include 
these statements, but it seems to me they could go at the end.  As part 
of the core "primer" material, it might be reasonable to include some 
discussion about the relationship of the material in the Primer to the 
actual specs, expressed in normal English (i.e., not using terms like 


Dan Connolly wrote:

> Eric Miller wrote:
>>v 0.1 of RDF Primer scope, outline and open issues is available for comments.
>>$Id: Overview.html,v 1.6 2001/09/25 21:08:40 em Exp $
> Hmm...
>   "RDF Primer is a non-normative document ..."
> I'd like to nip this sort of tone in the bud.
> I'd rather the first sentences in the document were something
> light and energetic like...
> 	RDF is a nifty technology for integrating all sorts of stuff...
> 	for getting the computers to acutally help solve problems,
> 	rather than just shuttling them between people.
> 	If you're new to RDF, or you have been put off
> 	by all the stilted language-lawyer-ese RDF documentation,
> 	this document is for you!

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