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Re: UFDTF Metamodeling Document

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 18:35:10 +0000
Message-ID: <475057DE.90500@hpl.hp.com>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
CC: conrad.bock@nist.gov, alanruttenberg@gmail.com, ekendall@sandsoft.com, public-owl-wg@w3.org, cawelty@gmail.com

Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:

>>  >  6.1 RDF Triples
>>  >  
>>  >  An RDF triple contains three components:
>>  >  
>>  >      * the subject, which is an RDF URI reference or a blank node
>>  >      * the predicate, which is an RDF URI reference
>>  >      * the object, which is an RDF URI reference, a literal 
>>  >        or a blank node
>>
>> BTW, the question above would not come up without review of the ODM
>> metamodel.  It gives a less ambiguous description of the above, which is
>> just text that doesn't have the detail of "must", and "at least one",
>> etc.
> 
> Umm, how is the text above ambiguous?  To me, it clearly states that an
> RDF triple has to have three components, namely one subject, one
> predicate, and one object.  

Having written that text, if it is ambiguous, I would like to raise an 
erratum. I believed that it was clear that there was one subject, one 
predicate and one object.

Any claim that it doesn't say that should be directed to 
www-rdf-comments@w3.org.



Jeremy
Received on Friday, 30 November 2007 18:35:51 GMT

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