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Re: comments on concepts doc

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 09:06:45 +0000
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To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

At 05:15 PM 10/29/02 +0000, Brian McBride wrote:
>At 16:15 29/10/2002 +0000, Graham Klyne wrote:
>>Section 2, references to background material.  Recalling the difficulties 
>>I had when originally learning about RDF, I think references to 
>>background information are really important.

Short answer:  because it's information that I would have found very 
helpful when I was trying to understand about RDF.

I'll spare you a long answer, and suggest a compromise:
(a) I separate the citations into a separate section titled something like 
"background reading".
(b) We coordinate with Frank to put that section into the Primer.

>>Section 2.4.5:  I think this section makes an important point.  I can 
>>massage the words.
>What point?

(a) there may be alternative serialization forms
(b) RDF/XML is the (only) one that is standardized by this family of 


Graham Klyne
Received on Wednesday, 30 October 2002 06:59:20 UTC

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