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Re: Sloppy inference rules

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 17:18:30 -0800
Cc: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, <nathan@webr3.org>, Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, Guus Schreiber <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
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To: Jan Wielemaker <J.Wielemaker@vu.nl>

On Nov 19, 2012, at 10:20 AM, Jan Wielemaker wrote:

> On 11/19/2012 07:13 PM, Pat Hayes wrote:
>> How about literals in subject position in a triple?
> 
> I think it is the same story.  Invites for
> 
> 	"Paris" something:catipalOf "France"
> 
> While we all know there are other ways to interpret
> "Paris".  I think we are doing right to allow for
> literals only in the object position.

This argument is often made. 

Purely for my own understanding (as I find this argument so obviously vacuous that I have trouble understanding how anyone can make it), why is this a potential problem but 

"France" something:hasCapital "Paris" 

is not? 

Pat


> 
> 	Cheers --- Jan
> 
> 

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