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Re: Sloppy inference rules

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2012 13:42:49 +0000
Message-ID: <CAFfrAFqpPJWgB-ybS8+iV3v69YiJMajgAbO4hSMRLOj28Gg_vQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, nathan@webr3.org, Guus Schreiber <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>, Jan Wielemaker <J.Wielemaker@vu.nl>, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
On 20 Nov 2012 01:19, "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ihmc.us> wrote:
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> On Nov 19, 2012, at 10:20 AM, Jan Wielemaker wrote:
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> > 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
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> >       "Paris" something:catipalOf "France"
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> > 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.
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> This argument is often made.
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> 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
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> "France" something:hasCapital "Paris"
>
> is not?

Is it that we want at least one of the entities to be grounded in URIs.

"France" something:hasCapital http://places.example.org/Paris1

...seems fine to me. But two literals seems too loose.

Dan

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> >       Cheers --- Jan
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