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Re: refining closure text for rdfs-isDefinedBy-semantics

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2002 15:17:42 +0300
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
CC: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B9325C96.16DB7%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

On 2002-06-15 2:02, "ext patrick hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu> wrote:

> BUt OK, let me try to be more constructive. How about:
> <rdfs:comment>
> This property indicates a resource which contains information about
> the subject. Often, this property is used to indicate the source of
> the subject uriref, where its owner specifies its intended meaning.
> The subject node of this property can be any uriref, and the value
> may be any document or resource; the usage is not restricted to a
> particular form or schema. In the case that the value is a web
> resource which contains RDF triples, the assertion of
> rdfs:isDefinedBy can be taken as a confirming or assenting to the
> content of those triples, ie an assertion that those triples are
> considered by the author of the document to be definitively true, and
> that any consequences of them together with the triples in the
> current document may be safely assumed.
> </rdfs:comment>
> Is that more or less what is meant? Ive tried to avoid saying
> 'define' and also avoid talking about 'namespaces'.
> Pat

Sounds good to me.


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