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Re: Sloppy inference rules

From: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@emse.fr>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 08:23:40 +0100
Message-ID: <50AB2FFC.7020609@emse.fr>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
CC: Jan Wielemaker <J.Wielemaker@vu.nl>, 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>
Le 20/11/2012 02:18, Pat Hayes a écrit :
>
> 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?

For sure, for people who don't want literals in subject position, this
is a problem too. Perhaps, the question should be:

"""
why is this a potential problem but:

  <France>  something:hasCapital  "Paris" .

or even

  <Paris>  owl:sameAs  "Paris" .

is not?
"""


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> Pat
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>> Cheers --- Jan
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