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RE: Outline for new RDF document

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 10:39:42 +0100
To: "Patrick Stickler" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, "ext Graham Klyne" <GK@ninebynine.org>, "RDF Core" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

By namespaces we meant the binding of rdf to a uri prefix.

This is not just a syntax issue since it would change all the documents.

The expected content of section 3.1 is something like:


RDF uses the following URI prefixes, which correspond to namespaces in the
RDF/XML serialization:

  rdf  http://www.w3.org/....#
  rdfs http://www.w3.org/....#

  NOTE: The RDF namespace prefix is unchanged since RDF Model & Syntax. We
actively seek feedback ...



-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-rdfcore-wg-request@w3.org
[mailto:w3c-rdfcore-wg-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Patrick Stickler
Sent: 24 June 2002 10:10
To: ext Graham Klyne; RDF Core
Subject: Re: Outline for new RDF document

On 2002-06-21 18:31, "ext Graham Klyne" <GK@NineByNine.org> wrote:

> A first cut (dated 21-June) of the document is at:
>  http://www.ninebynine.org/wip/RDF-basics/Current/Overview.htm
> This version has some textual content, but that is under active review,
> the document is being offered at this time mainly for consideration of the
> outline structure.

In general, looks good. One comment:

I think that section 3.1 Namespaces should be left out, and the
only place where namespaces are mentioned is the Syntax spec,
as that is the only context where they are relevant.

Also, in the sections that list the RDF vocabulary, we should
include full URIs and not qnames.




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