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Re: mailing list for rdf:text, namespace use

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 12:20:29 +0100
Message-ID: <4885C27D.2050709@deri.org>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
CC: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@amazon.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>, Jie Bao <baojie@cs.rpi.edu>, Ian Horrocks <horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk>, Alan Wu <alan.wu@oracle.com>, www-archive@w3.org, Boris Motik <boris.motik@comlab.ox.ac.uk>

moved chris to bcc: (to remove him from the recipient's list) and added 
boris, since he was very active in the discussion.

A mailinglist would indeed make life easier.


Sandro Hawke wrote:
>> All,
>> I don't think there is a need to continue cc'ing the comments lists
>> for all the WGs on this thread.
>> I'd like to consider this a task force of RIF, OWL, and I guess I18N, let you
>> guys do the work and then report back to the WGs.
>> OK?
> Ooops, yeah.   I've added www-archive to the cc list, so the e-mail is
> properly archived *somewhere*, at least.
> Shall I request a new mailing list for this?   public-rdf-text@w3.org, I
> guess?    
> One odd thing that occured to me (during my sleep, I think) about using
> the RDF namespace is that the rdf:text datatype will never be used in
> (existing) RDF serializations, because they already have a way to
> serialize such data.  Happily, this lets us avoid worrying about the
> constraint in RDF Syntax [1], "Any other names [in the RDF namespace]
> are not defined and SHOULD generate a warning when encountered".  We
> should note this in the spec, I think.  Note also that future RDF
> serializations might choose to use this, so they don't have to
> special-case language-tagged strings.
>      -- Sandro
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-rdf-syntax-grammar-20040210/#section-Namespace

Dr. Axel Polleres, Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI)
email: axel.polleres@deri.org  url: http://www.polleres.net/

Everything is possible:
rdfs:subClassOf rdfs:subPropertyOf rdfs:Resource.
rdfs:subClassOf rdfs:subPropertyOf rdfs:subPropertyOf.
rdf:type rdfs:subPropertyOf rdfs:subClassOf.
rdfs:subClassOf rdf:type owl:SymmetricProperty.
Received on Tuesday, 22 July 2008 11:23:42 UTC

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