W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-rdf-wg@w3.org > September 2012

Re: life without dataset semantics

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:06:52 -0400
Message-ID: <5059D17C.1000607@gmail.com>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
CC: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>, "public-rdf-wg@w3.org Group WG" <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>

On 09/19/2012 10:02 AM, Sandro Hawke wrote:
> On 09/19/2012 09:48 AM, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
>> I'm not convinced that there is any need to restrict properties like 
>> sendCorrectionsTo to datasets.
> How else could you define/document it?     In writing the property 
> documentation, I find myself needing some way to talk about those intended 
> triples (the ones containing the information that the corrections are 
> about).  Without a dataset or some global relation underlying dataset 
> semantics, I don't know how to do that.
>     -- Sandro

You could just say that it is a relation between the name/location of a graph 
and something else.  in a dataset it would be the named graph in that dataset 
(or not).  Elsewhere it would refer to the graph at a location.

Received on Wednesday, 19 September 2012 14:07:26 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 22:02:07 UTC