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Re: B-scopes

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 19:01:26 +0000
Cc: RDF Working Group WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <648D7FCE-49CE-49CE-BFDA-2699D24F258B@cyganiak.de>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
On 14 Nov 2012, at 17:20, Pat Hayes wrote:
> I added a sentence to the wiki, regarding copying:  "If the source and target scopes are different, and the blank node identifiers do not occur elsewhere in either scope, this can be achieved by simply using the same blank node identifiers in both graphs."

Very useful, thanks. I believe it's not a problem if the identifiers occur elsewhere in the source scope? They're still fresh within the target scope.

Richard




> 
> Pat
> 
> On Nov 14, 2012, at 3:02 AM, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
> 
>> Following recent discussions, I've written up a proposal to change the design of blank nodes in RDF by explicitly introducing scoped blank node identifiers into the abstract syntax.
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/2011/rdf-wg/wiki/User:Rcygania2/B-Scopes
>> 
>> Requirements:
>> 
>>  Consistency with all resolutions the WG has made so far
>>  No changes to other specs beyond Concepts and Semantics required
> 
> Actually I don't think any changes to Semantics are required. At most, small editorial re-wordings. 
> 
>>  No changes to conforming implementations required
>> 
>> All further details are in the wiki.
>> 
>> Comments welcome.
>> 
>> Best,
>> Richard
>> 
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