authorGuus Schreiber <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:45:16 +0100
changeset 1795 9d6b4df624a6
parent 1794 3289afca2b72
child 1796 2154501dbd4f
--- a/REC-drafts/REC-rdf-schema-20140225/Overview.html	Mon Feb 03 16:43:02 2014 +0100
+++ b/REC-drafts/REC-rdf-schema-20140225/Overview.html	Mon Feb 03 16:45:16 2014 +0100
@@ -223,6 +223,7 @@
       <dt>Previous version:</dt>
       <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-rdf-schema-20040210/" rel="dcterms:replaces">http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-rdf-schema-20040210/</a></dd>
@@ -345,6 +346,16 @@
+          <p>
+            This document has been reviewed by <abbr title="World Wide Web Consortium">W3C</abbr> Members, by software developers, and by other <abbr title="World Wide Web Consortium">W3C</abbr>
+            groups and interested parties, and is endorsed by the Director as a <abbr title="World Wide Web Consortium">W3C</abbr> Recommendation.
+            It is a stable document and may be used as reference material or cited from another
+            document. <abbr title="World Wide Web Consortium">W3C</abbr>'s role in making the Recommendation is to draw attention to the
+            specification and to promote its widespread deployment. This enhances the functionality
+            and interoperability of the Web.
+          </p>
             This document was produced by a group operating under the 
@@ -379,9 +390,6 @@
 <h2 aria-level="1" role="heading" id="h2_ch_introduction"><span class="secno">1. </span>Introduction</h2>
-      <p>The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a general-purpose language
-        for
-        representing information in the Web.</p>
       <p>RDF Schema provides a data-modelling vocabulary for RDF data.
         It is complemented by several companion documents which
         describe the basic concepts and abstract stntax of RDF
@@ -400,15 +408,6 @@
         and the RDF Semantics specification, the RDF Semantics specification
         be taken to be correct.</p>
-<p>RDF properties may be thought of as attributes of resources and inthis sense correspond to traditional attribute-value pairs. RDF
-properties also represent relationships between resources.</p> 
-<p>RDF however, provides no mechanisms for describing these properties, nordoes it provide any mechanisms for describing the relationships between these
-properties and other resources. That is the role of the RDF vocabularydescription language, RDF Schema. RDF Schema defines classes and properties
-that may be used to describe classes, properties and other resources.</p>
-<p>This document does not specify a vocabulary of descriptive properties suchas "author". Instead it specifies mechanisms that may be used to name and
-describe properties and the classes of resource they describe.</p>-->
         RDF Schema is a <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf11-mt/#semantic-extensions-and-entailment-regimes">semantic
@@ -453,13 +452,8 @@
         languages and other formalisms (for example temporal logics) will each
         contribute to our ability to capture meaningful generalizations about
         data in
-        the Web.
-RDF vocabulary designers can create and deploy Semantic Webapplications using the RDF Schema facilities,
-while exploring richer languages that share thisgeneral approach.
+        the Web.</p>
       <p>The language defined in this specification consists of a collection of
         RDF resources that can be used to describe other RDF resources in
         application-specific RDF vocabularies. The core vocabulary is defined in
@@ -1153,13 +1147,7 @@
 <h2 aria-level="1" role="heading" id="h2_ch_summary"><span class="secno">6. </span>RDF Schema summary</h2><p><em>This section is non-normative.</em></p>
       <p>The tables in this section provide an overview of the RDF Schema vocabulary.</p>
-<!-- of RDF, drawing together
-        vocabulary originally defined in the RDF Model and Syntax
-        specification [[RDFMS]] with
-        classes and properties that originate with RDF Schema.
-      -->
       <section id="ch_sumclasses" typeof="bibo:Chapter" resource="#ref" rel="bibo:Chapter">
         <h3 aria-level="2" role="heading" id="h3_ch_sumclasses"><span class="secno">6.1 </span>RDF classes</h3>