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Re: Blank Node Identifiers and RDF Dataset Normalization

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:23:11 -0500
Message-ID: <512E4F0F.40909@digitalbazaar.com>
To: RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
CC: Linked JSON <public-linked-json@w3.org>
On 02/27/2013 11:36 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> A suggestion:
> 
> Manu: JSON-LD should make a note about the use of bnodes to denote 
> graphs. That note could then hone into its special use case
> scenarios e.g., where there's high velocity data with little mass.
> 
> Steve: As already acknowledged above, you are correct about the
> optimization cost to existing RDF stores and DBMS engines (it will
> hit Virtuoso too) . Thus, when our engines encounter such data, we
> could simply  just remap the IRIs as part of our data ingestion
> (insert | import) routines. That's what we'll end up doing.
> 
> Naturally, this means tweaking existing code re. data import,
> ingestion, and creation etc.. Personally, I believe we have the
> ability to close out this matter without holding up the various
> workgroups i.e., RDF 1.1 stays as is. JSON-LD has a fleshed out
> version of the note I suggested to Manu etc..
> 
> Manu/Steve:
> 
> What do you think?

Sounds good and I agree. This is more-or-less what we fleshed out
yesterday on the JSON-LD call:

http://json-ld.org/minutes/2013-02-26/#topic-3

-- manu

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