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Re: [ALL] agenda telecon 14 Dec

From: Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 08:52:22 -0500
Message-ID: <20111214.085222.2287905516568385958.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: <david@3roundstones.com>
CC: <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>, <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>, <timbl@w3.org>
From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Subject: Re: [ALL] agenda telecon 14 Dec
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 17:29:15 -0600

> Hi all,
> I had a lengthy conversation with TimBL about named graphs at the LEDP
> Workshop [1] last week.  Briefly, he feels that the semantics for
> named graphs should work like this: 
> - An RDF Graph is named via a URI.
> - The URI denotes the RESTful Representation that is returned when the URI is resolved.
> That is, the URI denotes the graph's contents, not the graph Resource itself.
> How do Peter and Pat feel about that?

I'm having problems wrapping my head around just what a RESTful
Representation returned when resolving an IRI could be.  Perhaps someone
could enlighten me here.

> TimBL: Please let us know if I misrepresented your position.
> Separately, Elsevier representatives Brad Allen and Alan Yagoda
> informed me that by "named graphs" they mean an RDF Graph that is
> referenced by a URI.  Resolution of that URI returns the graph
> contents (a g-text) via RESTful interaction.  That would seem to be in
> line with TimBL's preference. 
> Regards,
> Dave

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