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Re: [ALL] agenda telecon 14 Dec

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 19:40:45 -0600
Cc: Guus Schreiber <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <90EFD8C4-BA96-47B5-8696-570008AEBF3A@ihmc.us>
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>

On Dec 13, 2011, at 4:03 PM, Richard Cyganiak wrote:

> On 13 Dec 2011, at 20:54, Guus Schreiber wrote:
>> The main thing we seem to be in limbo about is the GRAPHS debate. I suggest we devote the meeting to this theme. I have included in the agenda some discussion topics that came up in recent telecons, plus the email of Andy on TriG examples.  I suggest we also have a meta-discussion on what our options are for getting consensus.
> I suggest a straw poll:
> [[
> PROPOSAL: Close all graph model+semantics issues by accepting the RDF Datasets design [1] as the data model, and by adding no new semantics.
> ]]

But that design refers to 'named graphs', which already introduces new semantics (that is, semantics which goes beyond that defined in the RDF specs.) i would be delighted if we could agree to build named graph semantics into the RDF semantics. If that is what you are suggesting, then +1 from me. I wonder however if those who want to be free to use any IRI to, um, 'label' a graph in a triple store would be happy with this? (I was under the continuing impression that there was a consensus that this solution was unacceptable. Maybe this impression is now obsolete?)


> Knowing who can't live with this minimalist approach would be a form of progress IMO.
> Best,
> Richard
> [1] http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/rdf/raw-file/default/rdf-concepts/index.html#section-multigraph

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