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Re: mergeg in current Semantics ED

From: Peter Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2013 12:53:03 -0800
Message-ID: <CAMpDgVyWchT=v2=NTY73BYbSk4SHOorQxqYEDq+Smto3qGWF7Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@emse.fr>, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:10 PM, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us> wrote:

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> On Mar 8, 2013, at 12:52 PM, Peter Patel-Schneider wrote:
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> [...]


> >
> > A different way to go would be to just have interpretations map b-nodes
> directly.  This would treat bnodes as skolems - the only difference between
> a bnode and a skolem is that a bnode *cannot* escape into the wild.
>
> That would be a real change to the semantics, with far-reaching
> consequences. It owuld effectively remove bnodes altogether (other than an
> a syntax for local names).
>
> Pat
>

But what would the consequences be?  I'm having a hard time thinking of
any, except when the bnode scope goes beyond a single graph.

peter
Received on Friday, 8 March 2013 20:53:35 GMT

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