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Re: new issue: rdf-namespace-change

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 11:09:10 +0300
To: ext Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B8EEE5D6.13FD7%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
On 2002-04-25 15:56, "ext Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com> wrote:

> http://www.w3.org/2000/03/rdf-tracking/#rdf-namespace-change
> Summary: Some changes have been made to the RDF language (deletion of
> aboutEach*) and definition of terms (rdfs:domain, rdfs:range). This would
> normally call for a change of namespace URI's. If they are not changed, a
> strong case must be made.
> Brian

If it is in fact decided that the namespaces must change, I propose
that there be a single new namespace for all RDF, RDFS, RDFD terms.

A common source of typos and confusion for new users is keeping
straight whether to use rdf: or rdfs: (and soon even rdfd:) etc.
so I think that having a single namespace would be beneficial.


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Received on Friday, 26 April 2002 04:06:06 UTC

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