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Re: bnodes

From: Pierre-Antoine Champin <swlists-040405@champin.net>
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2007 11:49:37 +0200
Message-ID: <470365B1.70902@champin.net>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
CC: Owl Dev <public-owl-dev@w3.org>

Jeremy Carroll wrote :
> The option to not name nodes is necessary because many nodes do
> not have any compelling name, they are essentially structural, relating
> one thing with another. Using methods such as skolemization, of course,
> it is possible to gensym up names (there is no name shortage). But then
> if I have skolemized one way, and you have skolemized another (or
> equivalently, we are talking about the same thing, except that we
> gensymmed different names), we still have a lot of work to do, to
> discover that we are talking about the same thing.

I do see how using bnodes makes that work less difficult. Could you
please develop a little further ?...

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