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Re: About objections

From: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 11:57:41 +0000
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To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: RDF core WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

At 13:49 19/03/04 -0600, Dan Connolly wrote:
> > (a) believing that a certain decision is not the best decision that could
> > be made (grounds for a vote against in a WG meeting), and
>To me, that's grounds to abstain, not to object.

It sounds to me like a classic "social meaning" problem!  We agree how to 
count the votes, but not necessarily what they actually mean.

BTW, in fireside discussion last night, the "Belle de Jour" news story was 
mentioned, and it occurred to me that this might be an interesting case 
study in social meaning:  which is more "real", the web site or the alleged 


Graham Klyne
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