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RE: `void :triples` redefined to be an estimate (#89)

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2015 21:14:43 +0100
To: <public-hydra@w3.org>
Cc: "'Andreas Kuckartz'" <a.kuckartz@ping.de>
Message-ID: <067201d02ab6$93dea1c0$bb9be540$@gmx.net>
On 7 Jan 2015 at 13:01, Ruben Verborgh wrote:
>>> I got a verbal confirmation of Richard Cyganiak, co-author of VoID,
>>> that "void:triples was never meant to be an exact number".
>>> But of course, if that's not what the spec says, we should be careful.
>> 
>> Is there something we can point to? Even if it's just a post on some
mailing
>> list?
> 
> Turns out we're totally covered, as pointed out to me by Richard:
> 
> "As a general rule, statistics in VoID can always be provided as
> approximate numbers." -http://www.w3.org/TR/void/#statistics
> 
> I think that #89 can thus be closed,
> and I would suggest to proceed with void:triples in the TPF spec for
approximations
> (but perhaps additionally recommend a Hydra predicate).

SGTM. Andreas?


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