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Re: owl:sameAs - Is it used in a right way?

From: Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 10:55:57 -0400
Message-ID: <CAA=X4OAGtBQ-O6Fo3g2xpkvrwdLkOsbSTv1KjiVnEFDZT_Bt_Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Cc: (wrong string) žİMžEK <s.umutcan@gmail.com>, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, w3c semweb HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>

On Sat, Mar 16, 2013 at 12:30 PM, David Booth <david@dbooth.org> wrote:
> You are in good company in thinking that a URI always denotes the same
> resource, because that is a widespread misconception.  (I call it Myth #1 in
> http://dbooth.org/2010/ambiguity/paper.html .)  But it simply is not true in
> the RDF semantics.
> [...]
> That is precisely why it is helpful to keep different perspectives in
> different graphs, as Jeremy suggested.

  That's a little bit like saying, since floating-point numbers are
not perfectly precise, the 1.376 in my data may not be the same as the
1.376 in your data, and therefore the two values should be kept in
separate spaces.

     Take care

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