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

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2011 16:36:30 +0100
Message-ID: <4D9B36FE.6040807@webr3.org>
To: Pierre-Antoine Champin <pierre-antoine.champin@liris.cnrs.fr>
CC: William Waites <ww@styx.org>, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Pierre-Antoine Champin wrote:
> William,
> 
> 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)

or, a "g-snap of a g-box"
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