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Re: rdfs-constraining-containers, rdfs-container-membership-superProperty

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 13:35:01 -0400 (EDT)
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
cc: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>, Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0204111326000.4816-100000@tux.w3.org>
On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Brian McBride wrote:

> At 12:33 11/04/2002 -0400, Dan Brickley wrote:
> >On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Graham Klyne wrote:
> >
> > > Looks good.
> > >
> > > Does this mean that rdfs:contains would be a superproperty of rdf:_1,
> > > rdf:_2, etc.?
> >
> >We've already decided this once. The current editors draft of RDFS has
> >rdfs:member, though could do with help giving it a nice precise
> >rdfs:comment text. Suggestions welcomed.
> >http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/Schema/200203/
> Sorry about the name confusion Dan.  I've just sent the agenda with this
> on, but am of course happy to change the name.

I don't think we chose a name before; I picked 'member' as an obviousish
one. It reads in the (oft-ignored) prefered style of M&S, ie.
<a> <member> <b> "A has a member b". I don't care much. Help with the
definition would be good though. Anyone want to have a crack at that?

> [...]
> >A practical question re RDFS: I need to redo the figures. What is the
> >state of the art in tools (ideally Linux, MacOS X also a possibility) for
> >creating node'n'arc diagrams suitable for inclusion in specs...?
> Oh yes, I'd love to know; can we use svg yet?

I'd hope so (by hyperlink if not content negotiation). It's the authoring
tool situation that I'm mostly asking about.

Last time around it was all done in MS Word98, but I don't currently have
a windows box handy...

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