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Re: real resources?

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 07:56:17 -0400
To: "Miles, AJ (Alistair) " <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Cc: "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040930115617.GE9195@homer.w3.org>

* Miles, AJ (Alistair)  <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk> [2004-09-30 12:52+0100]
> I have this question:
> Can a real world thing be a 'resource' in an RDF graph?

Yep. http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-mt/#glossResource
Resource (n.)(as used in RDF)(i) An  entity; anything in the universe.
(ii) As a class name: the class  of everything; the most inclusive
category possible.
also http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-mt/#urisandlit and nearby

They're not literally "in" the RDF graph, of course. Rather, they're
described by the graph, when we interpret that graph as carry a set of
statements about a (or the) world.

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