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Re: pls add anchor for "semantic extensions"

From: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 12:43:28 -0600
Message-Id: <p06001f05bbd97b003956@[]>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, Brian_McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>

>Reading from
>I see stuff like "Semantic extensions MAY limit the formal
>interpretations of these vocabularies to conform to these intended
>That's a conformance clause; i.e. it suggests somebody
>can say "banana-ML is a semantic extension to RDF".
>When they do so, it's nice if they can link to a
>defining anchor for that term.
>I don't see one. Pat, I suggest you make one. Perhaps
>this one:
>"Semantic extensions of RDF are constrained in this recommendation using
>the keywords MUST , MUST NOT, SHOULD and MAY of [RFC 2119]."

There is an anchor at the beginning of that paragraph (para 7 in 
section 0.1, beginning "Particular uses of RDF, ..."):


and in the latest version (2.6,  just done today) I have added the anchor


one sentence before the point you suggest, ie at "Extensions or dialects..."

>Conformance clauses need to be backed by implementation
>experience in a request for PR. I suppose we have some,
>in OWL.

Yup. And DAML, for that matter.


>Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/

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