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Re: Turtle - Terse RDF Triple Language updated

From: Story Henry <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 12:55:58 +0200
Message-Id: <018B65FE-7A69-4FB1-B7C5-5F727D545716@bblfish.net>
Cc: <semantic-web@w3.org>, "Dave Beckett" <dave@dajobe.org>
To: "Michael Schneider" <schneid@fzi.de>

On 3 Oct 2007, at 12:41, Michael Schneider wrote:

> Henry Story wrote:
>
>> What about =
>>
>> That would be a nice addition. :-)
>>
>> Especially as it allows one to group statements together like this:
>>
>> :me foaf:knows [ = <http://eg.com/joe/>;
>>                  foaf:name "Joe Smith" ] .
>>
>
> Just for me to understand: Is this meant to be a shortcut for  
> 'owl:sameAs'?

Yep! It's that obvious :-)

What would be nice would be a little comment in the Turtle spec, if  
it gets approved,
making the point that when the "=" follows the "[" as above there is  
no need for an interpreter
to create a blank node: they should just go an name the node with the  
URL following it.

Henry


> Cheers,
> Michael



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