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Re: advice on duplicate literals

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 14:18:03 +0100
Cc: <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <421908E4-8105-4507-A122-A1010EBC95C4@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
To: "Johnson, Matthew C. (LNG-HBE)" <Matthew.C.Johnson@lexisnexis.com>

On 29 Apr 2008, at 13:57, Johnson, Matthew C. (LNG-HBE) wrote:
> Does anyone have thoughts on whether it is an implied/expected feature
> of RDF tools [that perform merges] that they also collapse these  
> literal
> values?

I'm not sure it's implied, but I think you'll find that the vast  
majority of RDF stores do collapse identical literal values. All the  
ones I've worked with and on certainly do.

- Steve
Received on Tuesday, 29 April 2008 13:19:05 UTC

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