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Re: [Graphs] Proposal for Named Graph Semantics

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 23:13:46 +0100
Message-ID: <4D9F889A.8000607@webr3.org>
To: Alex Hall <alexhall@revelytix.com>
CC: antoine.zimmermann@insa-lyon.fr, public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Alex Hall wrote:
> I'd say this is a different direction from my proposal, the fundamental
> difference being that my graphs and graph map are invariant over time and
> that the presence of an <IRI,G> pair in a dataset is making an assertion as
> to the (partial) content of the graph mapped by that IRI.  The reason I say
> partial is that in the open world, we can never assume to have a full
> description of any resource, and I extend that to include graphs named with
> IRIs.

Slight worry here, reading between the lines (perhaps) it indicates to 
me that you're saying a set of triples describes a resource which is a 
graph, and further, that any statements made about a resource which is a 
graph, are part of that graph. ?
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