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RE: "Including" other RDF and RDFS files

From: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 11:24:45 +0200
To: <seth@robustai.net>, "pat hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Cc: <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EBEPLGMHCDOJJJPCFHEFOEAGHPAA.danny666@virgilio.it>

>Well that feels very much like "Let them eat cake".    We *do* want
>people to use the same property to refer from one RDF graph to another,
>and for that to happen the WG should (imho) put semref in RDFS.

On the need I agree with Seth - right now I'm heading towards a painfully
arbitrary interpretation of this kind of link in the app I'm working on. On
the other hand, I'm not entirely convinced the benefits of adding a new
element outway the rejiggling it would cause. I suppose my own preferrence
would be for there to be a standardised approach to qualifying
seeAlso/isDefinedBy (strictly speaking, ok, there is already a standard -
'use RDF!', but guidelines on this might help keep people reading from the
same map). If there was a consensus way of doing this, then semref: could
easily be layer on top as a kind of abbreviation for the triples needed in a
qualified seeAlso/isDefinedBy.

Received on Monday, 30 September 2002 05:35:08 UTC

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