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Re: inter-document transfers

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 15 Nov 2002 08:33:48 -0600
To: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Cc: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1037370828.10040.3116.camel@dirk>

On Thu, 2002-11-14 at 12:35, Graham Klyne wrote:
> At 04:20 PM 11/14/02 +0000, Brian McBride wrote:
> >I'd like to propose a small number of transfers between docs and invite 
> >folks to suggest others they feel would be appropriate.
> >
> >Concepts:
> With reference to:
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-rdf-concepts-20021108/

Thanks for the pointer, Graham; I wasn't sure what the x.y
numbers meant out of context...

In general, I prefer to keep the primer lean; I
saw more stuff that should go from the primer to
the concepts spec when I read them.

Let's please keep/make instant gratification as
the goal of the primer; let's not put anything
between our reader and his goal of cobbling
together some RDF/XML documents if we can
help it.

In particular...

> >   o 1.2 => primer

No, background in databases and knowledge
representation isn't needed in a how-to document.

> Yes.  (Also, the cited references should move over)
> >   o 2.1 => primer
> >   o 2.2 => primer

No, let's lease not put motivation nor design
goals between the primer user and his/her
goal either.

> I'm agnostic-to-mildly-against:
> These don't really fit with the stated goal of the primer:
> [[
> This Primer is designed to provide the reader with the basic knowledge 
> required to effectively use RDF. It introduces the basic concepts of RDF
> and describes its XML syntax. It describes how to define RDF vocabularies 
> using the RDF Vocabulary Description Language, and gives an overview of 
> some deployed RDF applications. It also describes the content and purpose 
> of other RDF specification documents.
> ]]
> -- http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-rdf-primer-20021111/
> but I'm happy to go with the WG consensus.
> #g
> -------------------
> Graham Klyne
> <GK@NineByNine.org>
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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