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Re: Additions to Agenda tomorrow

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:45:32 -0600
Cc: RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D23C7B42-1EF9-4B64-A7C1-683208AD26C8@ihmc.us>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>

On Feb 19, 2013, at 1:04 PM, Manu Sporny wrote:

> This is a request to add the following items to the RDF WG telecon
> Agenda tomorrow:
> 
> 1. Allow blank nodes to be used as graph names. Allow a graph name to
>   be both (IRI, graph), and (blank node, graph).
> 2. Preference-poll: Do blank node identifiers, when used as graph names,
>   denote graphs?
> 3. Preference-poll: Do IRIs, when used as graph names, denote graphs?
> 
> Here are the corresponding proposals:
> 
> PROPOSAL: Allow blank nodes to be used as graph names. Specifically,
> allow associating (IRI, graph) and (blank node, graph) when naming graphs.
> 
> PREFERENCE POLL: Blank nodes, when used as graph names, denote the graph
> that they are paired with.
> 
> PREFERENCE POLL: IRIs, when used as graph names, denote the graph that
> they are paired with.

I believe that the WG has already decided this last one. IRIs, used as graph names, are *not* required to denote the graph that they are paired with. 

However, AFAIKS, none of the arguments for taking that position apply to the previous blank node case.

Pat

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