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Re: Statements about statements -- Help needed!

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 20:35:01 +0100
To: "Russell Duhon" <fugu13@mac.com>, "Misha Wolf" <"Misha.Wolf"@reuters.com>
Cc: "Semantic Web" <semantic-web@w3.org>, newsml-2@yahoogroups.com
Message-ID: <op.s1690no6wxe0ny@pc063.qadoc.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 22 Dec 2005 19:54:48 +0100, Russell Duhon <fugu13@mac.com> wrote:

> The reification approach would likely be a good bet.
>
>  I've worked up a quick example, working from content in your model  
> draft ( http://www.iptc.org/
> NAR/1.0/specification/DRAFT-NAR_1.0-spec-Model_12.pdf ) and an example  
> in the RDF Primer.
>
>  Here's how it might look (fragmentary, of course):
>  random:triple1	rdf:type				rdf:Statement .
> random:triple1	rdf:subject			random:item42 .
> random:triple1	rdf:predicate			newsml:provider .
> random:triple1	rdf:object			"iptc.org"^^xsd:string .
> random:triple1	newsml:confidence 	"0.4"^^xsd:float .

Earlier drafts of EARL actually took this approach. While it is  
functionally pretty similar, we moved away from it because it seemed just  
a tiny bit more complex to explain, and it really got quite complicated if  
you wanted to talk about a set of statements.

Cheers

Chaals

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