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Re: Skolemization and RDF Semantics

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 09:36:22 +0100
Message-ID: <4DB92706.3000208@epimorphics.com>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org


On 27/04/11 22:20, Dan Brickley wrote:
> On Wednesday, 27 April 2011, Steve Harris<steve.harris@garlik.com>  wrote:
>> On 2011-04-27, at 17:51, Richard Cyganiak
>>> Personally I'm a fan of .well-known/skolem :-) Obscure, but once you know what they are, you'll recognize them. genid is too boring. bnode confuses some people.
>>
>> I think "skolem" is a pretty obscure piece of jargon.
>>
>
> Perhaps we should bear in mind that, While obscure, it is currently
> pretty easy to search for.
>
> If 1000s of linked data servers start adding the word 'skolem' to urls
> about random obscure topics, Skolemisation could become even more
> obscure.
>
> Not sure I want that on my conscience!
>
> Genid +1
> Bnode -1
> Skolem -1

I think "genid" is too generic -- "id generation" and URIs from ids, 
happens in other situations like keys in data.

A name that is indicates to URI-izing bNodes is my preference.

	Andy

>
> Dan
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