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[closed] pfps-15 Say anything quote

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 10:13:42 -0500
Message-ID: <3E70A026.1060302@mitre.org>
To: www-rdf-comments@w3.org
CC: pfps@research.bell-labs.com


You made a last call comment "Can RDF say anything about anything?" 
captured in


The RDFCore WG has resolved


to accept this comment, and has given me editorial discretion to amend 
the Primer in light of the comment.  What I propose is to change the 
text that you mentioned in your comment (in Section 3.2 of the Primer) from:

"These examples also illustrate one of the basic architectural 
principles of the Web, which is that anyone should be able say anything 
they want about existing resources [BERNERS-LEE98]."


"These examples also illustrate that anyone should be able to freely 
make additional RDF statements about a resource, using any RDF 
vocabulary they please.  This is in keeping with a basic architectural 
principle of the Web: "The Web works though anyone being (technically) 
allowed to say anything about anything" [BERNERS-LEE98], although in 
these examples the principle is necessarily restricted to those 
statements that can be expressed in RDF."

This is recorded in the Primer Editors Draft change list as primerLCC-019.

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