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Re: Thinking on Endorsement use case

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 15:47:34 +0000
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <78E38C84-4ECC-4D11-BA0B-C65ECE42D3BA@cyganiak.de>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
On 18 Jan 2012, at 15:16, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>> There are use cases such as “keep inferred triples separate from
>> asserted triples in an RDF store” that really seem to require graph
>> naming.
> 
> Thanks - that is quite a good UC for naming graph values.
> 
>> The use cases seem to fall into two groups:
>> 
>> 1. RDF datasets as a cache/archive of collections of graphs obtained
>> from other sources
>> 
>> 2. RDF datasets as a way of managing subsets of a larger RDF graph
>> 
>> Maybe it is true that everything in the first group can be handled by
>> referring to documents or serializations. But I don't think it's
>> possible for the second group.
> 
> Useful characterisation.
> 
> At the risk of overemphasising "managing", the use of the naming is more towards local-application usage, not exclusively though.  

I agree that group 2 is mostly about local in-application usage, and that the kind of “taggings” or “colorings” of a graph done in group 2 probably won't be exchanged between systems in most cases.

Richard




> A certain amount of just "tagging" or "coloring" the graph (the tag may well be a proper name, owl:sameValueAs, the graph - it's the degree of importance of this I'm exploring) [1]
> 
> 	Andy
> 
>> 
>> Best, Richard
> 
> [1] I'm noting http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-ref/#sameAs-def says
> "owl:sameAs links an individual to an individual"
> 
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