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Re: RDF issue with rdf:List

From: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 13:59:45 +0200
Message-ID: <3EA7D1B1.80105@cs.vu.nl>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
CC: WebOnt WG <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

I will include this under agenda item 5 (response to RDF Core) of 
today's telecon.


Jeremy Carroll wrote:

> A last call issue being discussed on RDF Core at the moment concerns 
> 'redundant' rdf:type rdf:List triples.
> see:
>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2003JanMar/0586.html
> I have suggested that OWL needs these triples, and I am currently arguing 
> against their removal.
> I believe RDF Core WG would value a formal or informal comment from WOWG on 
> this issue.
> It seems to me that removing these triples, while technically feasible, is a 
> small amount of work for RDF Core and a large amount of work for Web Ont. 
> Also, given that this construct is essentially the daml:collection construct, 
> the default is not to change, but to emit the equivalent of the daml:List 
> triples.
> Might it be possible to have a minute or two on this under AOB today?
> Jeremy

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