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RE: The Steven King Example

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2006 09:54:38 -0600
To: "McBride, Brian" <brian.mcbride@hp.com>
Cc: Murray Maloney <murray@muzmo.com>, public-grddl-wg <public-grddl-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1164642878.3997.763.camel@dirk>

On Mon, 2006-11-27 at 11:04 +0000, McBride, Brian wrote:
> [...]
> 
> > That avoids some issues, but in this example, there are 
> > separate transformations, glean_title.xsl and getAuthor.xsl . 
> > If we don't use a URI for the work, I can't see a way to get 
> > the two transformations to give properties of the same work.
> 
> Ah, I'd missed that.  We could identify the b-node:
> 
> [[
>  <rdf:Description>
>    <dc:title>The Stand</dc:title>
>    <dc:creator>Stephen King</dc:creator>
>    <foaf:maker>
>      <foaf:Person>
>        <foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf 
>          rdf:resource="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_King" />
>      </foaf:Person>
>    </foaf:maker>
>    <dc:format>Book</dc:format>
>    <foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
>      rdf:resource="http://www.stephenking.com/pages/works/stand/" />
>  </rdf:Description>
> ]]
> 
> But that requires knowing that foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf is inverse
> functional (which it is) and applying the inferencing.  Do we want to do
> that?

No, I don't think that's an improvement.

>   If not, then we need to have the publisher introduce a URI for
> the work - it just has to be a different URI to the source document.

I see no such need.


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