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Re: Namespaces wihtout "#" Was: Few CWM Bugs

From: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 23:48:39 -0800
Message-ID: <002501c17717$ee5b5280$657ba8c0@c1457248a.sttls1.wa.home.com>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>, "Tim Berners-Lee" <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: "Graham Klyne" <GK@ninebynine.org>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
From: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>

>It is not clear to me that there is an a
> priori way to disambiguate the usages.

Me either, nor should we need to. Put me down for wanting everything to be
described in RDF explicitly.  If foo.ed#bar refers to a circle then say it
{<foo.ed#bar> a :Circle} if it's a document then say {<foo.ed#bar> a
:Document}.  I thought that was what RDF was good for, describing things.
So if I got a page that I want to stand for me then I should say that
{<http://robustai.net/~seth/index.htm> a  :HumanPerson} right on the page in
RDF, if someone bookmarks that page then the bookmark process should pick up
my description.

Seth Russell
Received on Tuesday, 27 November 2001 02:52:45 UTC

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