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Issue pfps-24 What is RDF Schema?

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2003 14:24:30 +0000
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To: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>, pfps@research.bell-labs.com
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org, brian_mcbride@hp.com

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At 08:26 21/03/2003 -0500, Dan Brickley wrote:
>Thanks for your Last Call review comment on RDF Schema in
>Sorry I'm late with these responses. You ask 'what is RDF schema?' and
>note that the specification appears unclear on this. Rather than treat this
>as an editorial fixup, I think it best that the RDFCore WG treat this
>as formal issue.
>Brian, could you create a LC open issue entry for this?
>I think this is related to the 'rename RDF Schema?' issue,
>ie. http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/20030123-issues/#webont-01
>in that as we've moved towards calling this a 'vocabulary description
>language', rather than 'RDF Schema', there is less tendency towards
>using the noun form, ie. we find ourselves asking what the RDFS/RDFVDL
>language is (answer: a semantic extension of RDF), rather
>than what _an_ RDF Schema is.
>Anyway, I agree that we could be clearer on this in the spec.
>Thanks for your careful attention,
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