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Re: The first sentence

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 12:25:53 -0600
Message-Id: <p05111b08b9e3308f70a6@[]>
To: Mike Dean <mdean@bbn.com>, bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>  > Whilst its kinda trivial, I suggest that it would be good if we all agreed
>>  on a one sentence description of what RDF is.  How about:
>>  [[The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a language for representing
>>  information in the Web.]]
>I prefer that description as well.  Would "on the Web" or
>"on the World Wide Web" be better?

Er... is this saying that the language is on/in the Web, or that the 
information is? It could be understood as saying that RDF is a 
language for representing information *about* the Web.

How about:

The RDF is a language for marking up content on the Web in a form 
which can be used by software.

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