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Re: shared bnodes

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 16:52:26 +0100
Cc: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>, public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <D4652A00-A72E-4D81-BE31-D0370900B92B@garlik.com>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
On 2012-08-24, at 16:52, Sandro Hawke wrote:

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>> And sub/union graphs in general.
>> 
>> Union graphs for those systems that already make one graph the union of all others.  Whether we like it or not, those systems are common, even maybe even the majority, and have been for several years.
>> 
>> It is the compromise of the context point-of-view and the multiple-graphs point-of-view.  In the context POV,
>> 
>> (this is not advocacy, more like 'history')
>> 
> 
> agreed.
> 
> To put that slightly differently: shared bnodes are also required for the SPARQL dump & restore use case.

Yup, that was one of the motivations for Skolem URIs.

- Steve

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