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Re: RDF-ISSUE-5 (Graph Literals) nesting and belief

From: Pierre-Antoine Champin <pierre-antoine.champin@liris.cnrs.fr>
Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2011 17:12:08 +0200
Message-ID: <4D9B3148.6010308@liris.cnrs.fr>
To: William Waites <ww@styx.org>
CC: RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>

On 04/05/2011 04:06 PM, William Waites wrote:
> Wanting to put this out for discussion in advance of the
> teleconference.
> As I see it the main reason for having graphs as a first-class
> datatype in RDF is to be able to make statements about them and to
> answer questions about them. Simple questions are things like, what
> are the matches for this pattern in this graph? Or, where do triples
> that match this pattern come from and what can be said about their
> sources?

it seems to me that you are in fact talking about two different things here:

* "graphs as a first-class datatype in RDF" sounds to me like you want
to name g-snaps (and your subsequent examples as well)

* "where do those triples come from" sounds like you want to name
g-boxes (provenance)

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