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Re: new semantics initiative

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 14:06:12 +0300
To: ext Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@mimesweeper.com>
CC: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B92D05D4.1690F%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

On 2002-06-12 13:50, "ext Graham Klyne" <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>

> At 12:30 PM 6/12/02 +0300, Patrick Stickler wrote:
>> On 2002-06-12 11:48, "ext Graham Klyne" <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Fair point but easily fixed, I think.  Replace "reserved namespaces" with
>>> "reserved URIrefs".  If more detail is needed, designate these in terms of
>>> reserved URIref prefix strings.
>> Looks like a job for rdfs:aboutEachPrefix ;-)
> Smiley noted, but I must emphasize that this is *not* a case for
> aboutEachPrefix.
> (The point about Pat/Guha's proposal is that the reservation must apply
> globally, not in response to something that pops up in the RDF graph.  If a
> colouring mechanism is to appear in the graph then it must apply
> graph-syntactically to every affected triple.)

I fully agree. I was actually thinking along the lines of a shift
in its scope, whereby it is not a syntactic mechanism, but would
become a kind of meta-rule applicable to the entire graph. A kind
of log:implies but only allowing prefix matching in the premise.

But nevermind...



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