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Re: Subjects as Literals

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2010 12:34:59 +0100
Message-ID: <4C3314E3.7070108@webr3.org>
To: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
CC: Reto Bachmann-Gmuer <reto.bachmann@trialox.org>, Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, Ross Singer <rossfsinger@gmail.com>, Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Danny Ayers wrote:
> I've been studiously avoiding this rat king of a thread, but just on
> this suggestion:
> 
> On 2 July 2010 11:16, Reto Bachmann-Gmuer <reto.bachmann@trialox.org> wrote:
> ...
>> Serialization formats could support
>>
>> "Jo" :nameOf :Jo
>>
>> as a shortcut for
>>
>> [ owl:sameAs "Jo"; :nameOf :Jo]
>>
>> and a store could (internally) store the latter as
>>
>> "Jo" :nameOf :Jo
>>
>> for compactness and efficiency.
> 
> what about keeping the internal storage idea, but instead of owl:sameAs, using:
> 
> :Jo rdfs:value "Jo"
> 
> together with
> 
> :Jo rdf:type rdfs:Literal
> 
> ?

1: is there and rdfs:value? (rdf:value)

2: I would *love* to see rdf:value with a usable tight definition that 
everybody can rely on

Best,

Nathan
Received on Tuesday, 6 July 2010 11:35:51 UTC

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