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Re: [All] Proposal: RDF Graph Identification

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 09:21:54 -0400
Message-ID: <502E4572.6080008@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
On 8/17/12 9:09 AM, Steve Harris wrote:
> It's probably all academic, I'd be willing to bet that whatever this group decides, everyone outside it will continue to refer to them as "Graph URIs" - and please don't bother telling me all the ways in which that's incorrect:)
Yes, but we could also claim that Graph URIs or IRIs are akin to Data 
Source Names (DSNs). The entire DBMS realm is familiar with the concept 
of DSNs due to ODBC ubiquity across RDBMS communities.

Right now, most users and developers assume:

- an RDF Graph URI or IRI denotes a dataset within a quad store/dbms
- an RDF dataset is comprised of triples .

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