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Re: Syntax Doc

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 11:54:18 -0600
Message-Id: <p05111b23b9e5cc83930f@[]>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>, dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>>  Would the phrase "object node" would make more sense?
>Yes, you used that a few times, it's better but still awkward though. There
>is little clarity in section 2 as to when you are talking about XML and when
>you are talking about RDF. ... I'll try and be constructive in my detailed
>comments tomorrow.

There is an broader issue of terminology here. We have many audiences 
to speak to and they bring different presuppositions to bear on what 
we write. So I think it is OK to occasionally err on the side of 
loquacity in order to avoid possible misunderstanding, eg using 
phrases like 'object, in the sense of the third item in the triple'

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