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re: References Boiler Plate

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Sat, 9 Nov 2002 22:30:32 -0600
Message-Id: <p05111b05b9f38f42f15f@[]>
To: Frank Manola <fmanola@attbi.com>, bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>This boiler plate needs a few tweaks:
>a.  We need to be consistent as to whether we cite the full names of 
>authors and editors, or just their initials.  The current boiler 
>plate has a mixture.

True. I vote for initials on the grounds that it is less work.

ALso do we need a uniform convention for style of text references? Do we have
or [Hayes&Menzel] or [Hayes & Menzel 2001] or .....

>b.  We also need to be consistent as to whether we say "Work in 
>progress" or "work in progress";  again, there's currently a mixture.

Doesnt that depend on where you are in the sentence?

>Also, having changed the Primer to be consistent with what I thought 
>was the latest Concepts and Syntax documents in citing Schema as 
>[RDF-VOCABULARY] (and having announced that to the list on Tuesday), 
>we're now going back to [RDF-SCHEMA]?  Boo!

Maybe it would help if someone in the middle, like Brian, just TOLD 
us what to do here, and then we all did it.

Brian? Can you just tell us what style to use? If we promise not to argue??


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