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Re: new semantics initiative

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 07:57:12 +0100
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To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: patrick hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

At 04:00 PM 6/13/02 +0100, Brian McBride wrote:
>At 12:07 12/06/2002 -0500, patrick hayes wrote:
>>What is wrong with URI inspection?
>   o what uri prefix should be used?  Is it ok to insist on an http: prefix?

IMO:  Pick one.  It doesn't matter.

I think (if we go this route) URI inspection will be a short-term hack and 
a future rev of RDF should provide a proper syntactic framework.

>   o how will names in this namespace be allocated?

I suggest:  by documentation in a W3C recommendation-track publication (or 
document intended for that track).  (I.e. use of this "hack" should be very 
constrained;  the bar should be high.)


Graham Klyne
Received on Friday, 14 June 2002 03:37:29 UTC

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