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Re: Working Draft feedback items

From: Kendall Clark <kendall@monkeyfist.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 07:51:25 -0500
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: andy.seaborne@hp.com, "'RDF Data Access Working Group'" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20050311125125.GB25197@monkeyfist.com>

On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 10:26:13AM +0000, Dave Beckett wrote:

> There is no need to support this triple bloat.  Reification has remained
> a bad idea since 1998.

Hmm, I have to disagree with Dave here. Reification is useful and the
issue of whether it does (or must) cause "triple bloat" is orthogonal
to our purpose here (IMO).

> If anything deserves more syntax support in isn't this, it's collections
> which helps modern RDF designs such as OWL.

They both do. We really need something for collections! Making SPARQL
unuseful over OWL ontologies is a very bad thing.

Kendall
Received on Friday, 11 March 2005 14:01:06 GMT

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